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NHL: The Eyes of Hockey are Upon You

Written January 17, 2013, for publication Jan. 18            884

NHL: The Eyes of Hockey are Upon You

Ross Brewitt

Here’s an internet headline shocker that came across my screen. “NHL season tickets, $200 for 24 home games.”

My first reaction was to grin and calculate how most minor hockey parents will spend more following their 12-year-old’s season at the local shinny emporium. It’s not even close to what they’ll put out over a Christmas week tournament. Read more

Hat Trick: Baseball, Bettman, & Burke

Ross Brewitt

The news coming out Wednesday concerning the firing of Brian Burke was the topper to a silly week in sports.

It was certainly goofier than the hammy backtracking of NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, following the unanimous acceptance of the proposed CBA by the previously militant and pushy owners. Read more