Quick Hits: Another Year Without Hockey

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At the Joe

Red Wings' Danny Cleary: NHL lockout could last a year or more | Detroit Red Wings | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
That's cool. I totally needed extra time in my life to watch the NBA. Maybe I'll take up NASCAR or tennis or competitive eating. A year or more? I'm just going to pull a Forrest Gump and start running and I won't stop until the lockout ends.

Pavel Datsyuk 'header' waved off but Russian team still wins in his KHL debut (with video) | MLive.com
Easily the goal of the season, especially since there won't be an NHL season.

Did Chris Chelios burn a Jay Cutler Bears jersey in Chicago bar? (VIDEO) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Aaron Rodgers...you're next.

Around the NHL

Why does Gary Bettman get all the blame? - The Hockey News
Read Ken Campbell take a holier-than-thou troll position in order to credit every bit of hockey's growth in popularity to Gary Bettman. You can almost hear the condescension dripping from Campbell's keyboard.

Things you won’t hear during the NHL lockout (VIDEO) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
"The NBA is sick. They each score like, 100 points per game. More points? More fun."

Get your fix: Leagues where hockey lives on - Sports Fans, Teams, Stadiums, Page 2 - Fandom Blog - ESPN Playbook - ESPN
ESPN's blog has a host of options for where to watch games from leagues that are actually playing.

Oilers ownership confirm Seattle meeting, claim interest from many cities | ProHockeyTalk
Gosh this is stupid.

Esa Tikkanen and What Might Have Been - Japers' Rink
As time tiks, err, ticks away, one gaffe will remain timeless in the minds of Capitals fans.

Goal Light Alarm Clock and Pizza Cutter: Mandatory items for hockey-obsessed home (VIDEO) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
If you want to own the most-annoying home on your block, here's a whole bevy of loud and annoying goal light-themed products.

Let's Go Red Wings.

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