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NHL rethinks its strategy after cancelling season

It's always about the money. The big business of professional sports has meant frequent battles between players and owners for a piece of the multimillion-dollar pie. The 2004 hockey lockout was the first in a decade, but over the years sports labour disputes have plagued professional football, baseball, basketball and hockey — resulting in shortened seasons and furious fans.

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Cancelling the 2004-05 NHL season means the league needs to re-think its strategy before players can get back on the ice.
Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: Feb. 16, 2005
Guest(s): Gary Bettman, John Ferguson Jr., Paul Godfrey, Gordon Kirke, Reg Pearson, Bob Stellick
Host: Peter Mansbridge
Reporter: Mellissa Fung
Duration: 3:23
Footage source: NHL.

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