Longevity of Languishing Lockout?

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29: Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup and the clock after winning championship point and playing in the longest grand slam final ever in his men's final match against Rafael Nadal of Spain during day fourteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 29, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

YOU THOUGHT THE COMMENTS WOULD BE OPEN? [end]

YOU THOUGHT MONDAY WOULD HAPPEN AND ALL WOULD BE WELL? [end]

The owners and players were so busy signing contract extensions all week that they forgot to sit down and come up with a new CBA that was amicable to all. And so now the players have been locked out by the owners and we have our second work stoppage in 8 years. Oh joy.

We all want hockey back and don't want to lose a season, so let's see if we can't guess when that is while having some fun at it. Follow the link below to the PPP Longevity of Languishing Lockout Form and put in your guess for when the first NHL game will be played this season. The winner(s) will be receiving an as yet undetermined prize.

Longevity of Languishing Lockout - Open now thru Wednesday

Links after the jump.

Leafs Links

NHL Lockout Guide to Europe

Sleza gives a view of league in Europe you can follow.

Leafs Nation Round Table: Are We Too Hard on Luke Schenn?

No.

Lessons of Lockouts Past

BCP wonders if the Leafs have learned their lesson.

10 Things to Look Forward to This Leafs Season

From Jeffler at Leafs HQ.

The Additions

MarliesHQ looks at the last minute additions to the Marlies.

The New CBA and the Phil Kessel Conundrum

Mike at VLM does some pondering.

Other Links

Five Possible Start Dates for the NHL

No cheating.

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