NHL

Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION

NHL lockout Day 11

  • Print

TIDBITS of info surrounding NHL labour impasse:

THE CANCELLATIONS: There were 10 pre-season games scheduled for Monday night, including what would have been the first look at the Winnipeg Jets. The Jets were to play the Oilers in Edmonton.

ON THE MOVE

NHL player movement, some rumoured, some confirmed:

-- Max Pacioretty, Montreal, Ambri-Piotta (Swiss league)

-- Nikita Nikitin, Columbus, Avangard Omsk (KHL)

-- Wayne Simmonds, Philadelphia, Eispiraten Crimmitschau (German Second Division)

-- Chris Stewart, St. Louis, Eispiraten Crimmitschau (German 2nd Division)

-- Tuukka Rask, Boston, HC Plzen (Czech Extraliga)

QUOTABLE

"We're not shocked at being called 'cattle.' I can tell you the players have been called a lot worse by some of the guys on the other side. It's just never been reported publicly. I think it helps that the fans get to hear what we already know. We're not humans in their eyes; we're just pieces of meat that get to eat some grass for awhile." -- San Jose Sharks winger Martin Havlat in The Ottawa Sun, referring to Detroit VP Jimmy Devellano's comment that NHL owners are ranchers and the players "cattle."

QUOTABLE

THE SEQUEL

"I guess I must be Grade A prime beef. I think we're pretty good cattle if you're looking at it that way. You definitely as a person don't like to be called 'cattle.' You'd think people would treat you better than as just an animal. Obviously he's got his name on the Cup a lot of times. I'm not going to say anything to disrespect him. But he said what he said and I kind of laughed at it. It is what it is." -- Bruins forward Milan Lucic, responding to the Devellano quote, to Joe Haggerty of Comcast Sportsnet Northeast.

QUOTABLE

PART III

"We saw what the (owners) did in '04-05 and who knows if they're willing to do that again," Chicago captain and Winnipegger Jonathan Toews said. "To me, it's just carelessness. It's them just trying to show everyone that they're the owners and they're the league. They can do whatever they want. If they want to hurt their own game and drive it into the ground that's what they'll do. Even if it comes down to that, it doesn't matter as long as they get what they want."

TWEET OF THE DAY

From Kevin Paul Dupont of The Boston Globe (@GlobeKPD): 'NHLDo Nothing; NHLPANothing Doing. Not legacy, but lunacy.'

-- compiled by Ed Tait

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition September 25, 2012 C1

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Mayor Bowman reacts to Caspian investigation

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • Down the Hatch- A pelican swallows a fresh fish that it caught on the Red River near Lockport, Manitoba. Wednesday morning- May 01, 2013   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
  • PHIL.HOSSACK@FREEPRESS.MB.CA Winnipeg Free Press 090528 STAND UP...(Weather) One to oversee the pecking order, a pack of pelican's fishes the eddies under the Red River control structure at Lockport Thursday morning......

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Who should get more playing time in Jets net?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google