NHL Players Get Blamed As Possible Season Cancelling Looms
Half Of Canadians (50%) Think Season Will Be Cancelled Because Of Collective Bargaining Impasse
Players (52%), Not Owners (21%) Will Be Blamed If There Is NHL Shutdown, And Owners (60%)Viewed As More Fair And Reasonable Than Players (20%)
Most Canadians Confident That NHL Will Rebound From Dispute
Thursday, September 16, 2004
Toronto, ON – On the heels of Commisoner Gary Bettman’s official announcement today that after not being able to broker a new collective bargaining agreement with Bob Goodenow and the NHL Players’ Association the NHL owners are imposing a lockout for the 2004-2005 season, a new Ipsos-Reid/CTV/TSN/The Globe and Mail survey released...