Posts Tagged ‘lockout’

What does the NHL owe the fans?

Does the NHL owe their fans for hockey lost? (Photo supplied)

Where were you when you heard the news? I had just rolled over in bed to check the time on my phone. Then I saw the notification from CBC News. “NHL, players’ union reach tentative deal to end lockout.” I tried my best to contain my excitement so I did not wake my girlfriend. I…

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Ben’s 10 – Grey Cup party essentials

Canada's most famous hosers will be watching the Grey Cup. Beauty, eh? (Photo supplied)

The production team here at Ben’s 10, which consists of myself and a Muppet, have had a good run this semester. We’ve helped guide people through the harsh reality of an NHL lockout, advised sports fans everywhere on what to eat and even raised awareness for a good cause through facial hair. As the term…

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Ben’s Ten

It’s going to be a long, cold winter without the NHL. (Photo from

Winter is coming, but the NHL likely isn’t. Trouble’s a-Bruin as the owners and players’ union squabble like siblings over who mom likes more. As players continue migrating to sunny Russia, here are 10 ways to survive the lockout without resorting to cheering for the Leafs to fall from the trees.   Incorporate hockey into…

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