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End the Hockey Strike Now Rant

Well, have to say the lack of NHL hockey has me rather bummed and I’m not so sure the league lockout combatants have any idea what the real stakes in this fight are.  Watching millionaires fight over their fans, mine included, hard earned money got old quick and know every passing day rubs salt in the wound, they need to resolve their differences now.  The last time they did this in 2004-05 it took a full 2 years for me to attend another NHL game.  I picked up where I left off in years gone by and returned to college hockey rinks.  College level play is not only high quality but the players are on the ice, for the most part, out of love of the game and the thrill of competition.  This current state of affairs has this hockey enthusiast contemplating other plans…

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