KHL Boss Takes Jabs at Bickering Sides in Ongoing NHL Lockout

December 25th, 2012 by Trent Reinsmith Leave a reply »
Had the NHL been active, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day would have been without a single NHL game, but as we all know, the NHL is not active, and as such, Boxing Day will be without a single NHL game as well.  December 26 would have featured 12 NHL games, but the ongoing lockout will prevent a single one of those games from taking place.

It’s no secret that fans are disgusted with both the players and the owners in this battle and they just want the game to come back. That’s an expected outcome when the  “billionaires” and “millionaires” (as many have labeled the bickering owners and players) fail to hammer out a deal. However, when a man who stands to make a tidy profit from those failings sounds off and rips into the NHL and NHLPA, they should know that they have sunk to new depths.

That’s where we now find ourselves, as Alexander Medvedev, the president of the KHL lambasted both sides involved in the ongoing North American drama, “Financial issues trump the development of the game for them,” Medvedev told the website for Barys Astana, a KHL hockey club (h/t Slam Sports).

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