An end to the NHL

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by Lactation Consultant, Jan 11, 2005.

  1. I really think that it's time that the National Hockey League was disbanded.
     
  2. OSF

    OSF Señor ******

    Why is that?
     
  3. Kilgore Trout

    Kilgore Trout Senior Member

    My first reaction is that you should rip your tongue out of your own mouth...
    but then I hear Gretzky say we may lose another season and I think, fuck tradition! Time to form a new league.
     
  4. Hey, don't get me wrong--I love hockey. I just hate what it has become in some respects and would gladly see the NHL fall apart. I think it would smarten up both players and owners in whatever league would emerge from the ashes. For the time being, at least. Besides, the NHL is itself a continuation of a failed league, the NHA.
     
  5. OSF

    OSF Señor ******

    Get rid of Bettman and you can save the league.
     
  6. Kilgore Trout

    Kilgore Trout Senior Member

    When I used to go to Northstars games, I could sit in some of the best seats in the house for $20. Now the same seats here in Columbus cost around $80-$100. The crowd used to be blue collar. Now the lower section is all suits and ties.
     
  7. madcrappie

    madcrappie crazy fish

    I dont watch hockey, anyways..... I think its good that they are in a lockdown, I no longer have to sit through the hockey highlights on espn to get to the good stuff
     
  8. Kilgore Trout

    Kilgore Trout Senior Member

    Why I oughtta...

    *pulls Madcrappie's shirt over his head and starts throwing haymakers*
     
  9. scarlettchasingroses

    scarlettchasingroses strawberry tart

    ...what i want to know is....

    have any of the previous posters actually strapped on some skates and played real hockey....


    ....i'll admit....i've never played real hockey...but i did kick ass at floor hockey in gym class...one of the only games i ever liked playing....
     
  10. Let the plebs have their cheap fun.
     
  11. Kilgore Trout

    Kilgore Trout Senior Member

    Yes, I have played hockey for almost 20 years. Now I do more coaching than I do playing.

    I loved floor hockey in gym. I could score from anywhere on the floor.. Those pucks could hurt sometimes with no shin pads, though. :eek:
     
  12. scarlettchasingroses

    scarlettchasingroses strawberry tart

    do tell me what plebs mean.....
     
  13. n. pl. [size=-1]ple·bes[/size] [ pl[​IMG][​IMG]b[​IMG]z ]
    1. The common people of ancient Rome: the plebs and the patricians.
    2. The common people; the populace.
     
  14. HippyCor$ter

    HippyCor$ter Ackamonkey

    Hocky is dead.
     
  15. scarlettchasingroses

    scarlettchasingroses strawberry tart

    thank you.....

    ...as the gods called them...the "homers"
     
  16. BlackGuardXIII

    BlackGuardXIII fera festiva

    the hoi polloi, the great unwashed, commoners, laypeople, the herd, the mob, the masses, the proletariat, the working stiffs, etc.



    Hockey is a great game, with a very long tradition. Far longer than football and basketball. The greats like Orr, Sawchuck, Gretzky, Yzerman, and Howe are awesome athletes, and excellent role models for kids to emulate.
    Compare them to any other stars in any other sport, and they do not take a back seat to any of them.
    The lockout is robbing players like Brett Hull and Steve Yzerman of the opportunity to play in what could be their last season. That sucks.
     
  17. andcrs2

    andcrs2 Senior Member

    THe Needs of the Few outweigh the Needs of the Many?
     
  18. Kilgore Trout

    Kilgore Trout Senior Member

    I will find you and kill you. (and that's just for your spelling)
     

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