Sports commentary: Ice, ice, baby

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My love affair with hockey

By Mike Forster

  You may have noticed that the NHL playoffs are in full swing.

Or, if you’re a typical American, you may not have noticed.

I am embarrassed to say that I’ve lost interest in the NHL over the years.

The NHL has managed to chase away a good portion of its fan base.  A season-ruining lockout, TV contracts with obscure carriers, outlandish ticket prices and general disregard for fans is a good formula for ruining a sport.

The NHL has managed to check all of those boxes.

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