Hockey fans knew this was coming, but today the league pulled the plug on this season’s planned Winter Classic at the Big House in Ann Arbor. I expect the full season will be scrubbed eventually.
Forget a case study. Business schools should convene entire courses dedicated to examining the myriad ways in which the owners and the players’ representatives over the years have systematically destroyed their product.
I plan on increasing my focus on the college game, which I have closely followed for years. I can’t say I will never return to the NHL, but I know my enthusiasm won’t be the same.