NHL Lockout: Hockey Fans Right to Be Frustrated with Lack of Progress

October 5th, 2012 by Tim Daniels Leave a reply »
For the second time in eight years, hockey fans across North America are being forced to endure an NHL lockout. As owners and players fight over the distribution of money, fans are left to wonder when their favorite team will take the ice again.

Fans are smart enough to understand that above all else the sport is just like any other business, striving to increase profits. That's why so few people were surprised the lockout started after a summer of failed negotiations.

What's causing the frustration from fans is the lack of progress being made when the two sides meet to discuss a new deal. CBS Sports reports the latest talks occurred on Tuesday with basically nothing getting accomplished.

That's what is causing fans to voice their concerns more adamantly than they did last time. They don't want to watch another entire season get wiped away and are trying to make that clear to both sides early in the process.

The first two weeks of the regular season have already been lost and a drastic turnaround would have to occur to avoid more cuts in the coming weeks. With the last lockout still fresh in the minds of fans, it's like a re ...

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