Laughable 1st Round Predictions For A Laughable League

Since the NHL seems to insist on being a clown league and making a mockery of their own game by insisting on pursuing this season instead of cancelling it, we will have to go with it. Instead of starting fresh in October, somehow to them, wrecking two seasons instead of one is more appealing, instead of doing the logical and responsible thing of cancelling the rest of this one but hey, what do we know? We’ve only been following this league for our entire life and we’re “just fans”, right? But we don’t have dollars to gain, or dollars to lose so we think with our heads instead of through our deep wallets. Yeah we get it, hockey is a business… but not all businesses are making the right decisions, as it’s the case here.

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NHL: When Money and Greed Supersede Safety and Common Sense

So the NHL is trying everything in their power to rush back to playing in spite of a world pandemic and medical experts and scientists warning about the high risk of a second wave worse than the first one. They are so desperate that they are ready to do so by playing in empty arenas, losing out on tickets, concession, parking and souvenirs revenues at 16 arenas across Canada and the United States. Is anyone really surprised by that? We’re talking here about a league that’s been trying hard, since the arrival of Gary Bettman as Commissioner, to surpass the NBA and MLB, trying to get closer to the NFL in the hearts of fans in the US. All in the name of notoriety and money.

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