After lockout, NHL doesn't deserve fans' loyalty

By Drew Sharp, Detroit Free Press Published: January 7, 2013
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They'll forgive.

The hockey hard core always will.

Any residual public anger over the NHL's third significant work stoppage in the last 20 years will ebb once “training camp” opens at week's end. They'll rush to start a bastardized 48 or 50-game schedule in another 12 days, with owners confident that their starved fan base will eagerly pay premium ticket prices for a watered-down, injury-riddled product because that somehow beats having no hockey at all.

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