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The NHL Gives Fans & Business Owners The FINGER By Canceling All November Games 2

Posted on October 26, 2012 by Joe Gill

If Fans Accept It Now, It Will Be Easier To Cope.

The NHL continues their BULLYING tactics against the NHLPA. Their “take it or leave it” mentality has cost hockey fans everywhere the thing they LOVE. “The Grinch That Will Steal Another Season” AKA Gary Bettman announced that all games in November have been cancelled.

Can it get ANY WORSE?

Yup.

Rumors are swirling that Bettman The Bastard will cancel the NHL All-Star Game & the Winter Classic this coming Monday. The league is going to scrap one of the few things they have done right…..the spectacle and money making machine that is the Winter Classic. The game was to feature the Red Wings and Maple Leafs at the Big House at the University Of Michigan.

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