Posts tagged "NHL Lockout"

Gary Bettman to Fans: "If anybody asks, you fell down the stairs!!!"

Gary Bettman to Fans: "If anybody asks, you fell down the stairs!!!"
NEW YORK - Early yesterday, thousands of abused hockey fans celebrated the return of their beloved game.  The National Hockey League endured a 113 day lockout that nearly cost fans, players, and owners an entire season. After the game’s third work stoppage in the past 18 years, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman had one piece of advice for... Read more »

Area Man Resorts to Baking Cookies in Lieu of NHL Lockout; Checks into Hospital

Area Man Resorts to Baking Cookies in Lieu of NHL Lockout; Checks into Hospital
CHICAGO – The nights have been fairly ordinary for Robert Dolan of Evergreen Park during the late fall of 2012. “Well, you know, I’ve been picking up some books I’ve been meaning to read for awhile.  Really got into some crafts; started constructing a new train village for my model trains.  Oooh!  And I’ve been... Read more »

Chicago Tough Podcast with Bullpen Brian; Reunited and it Feels So Good

Chicago Tough Podcast with Bullpen Brian; Reunited and it Feels So Good
Bullpen Brian returns to our podcast to talk about the Winter Meetings for the Cubs, the NHL lockout, college football ridiculousness, and why shaving is always a good thing if you’re going to be running while wearing sweatpants.
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Gary Bettman Resumes Role as 'That Asshole on Your Block Who Won't Answer His Door on Halloween"

Gary Bettman Resumes Role as 'That Asshole on Your Block Who Won't Answer His Door on Halloween"
NEW YORK – Sitting in his posh complex in the lower east side of Manhattan, National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman celebrated the cancellation of the annual New Year’s Day Winter Classic celebration. Sipping from his scotch, his legs kicked up on his ottoman, the ‘commish’ belted out an edited version of his favorite song.... Read more »
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