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On His Blog, Teemu Selänne Says Gary Bettman "Is Certainly The NHL's Most Hated Person"

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Teemu Selänne has been an NHL player for 20 years, but he's also been writing an occasional blog post for MTV3 (!) in Finland (!!) since July 2010. The Finnish Flash's blog had been quiet since late May, but today Selänne weighed in with some thoughts on the NHL lockout. A sample, after someone on Reddit had run his prose through Google translate:

Is ice hockey really afford to be without playing again? Damage caused by the recent lockout has just been repaired. Most of the fans have lost approximately recovered. However, television giant ESPN, which was rejected by the ice hockey and took the Texas hold'em poker place, is still the biggest source of revenue lost.

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Gary Bettman has been the NHL's boss for almost 20 years. He was hired by the NHL to bring the salary cap, and so he did, as he had received the salary cap NBA Basketball: acquisition. Twice the lockout has been a stoppage during his reign, and each time the lockout is done. Now it is the third! He is certainly the NHL's most hated person.

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Busting on ESPN and Gary Bettman? You're OK, Teemu Selänne.

[mtv3.fi, via Reddit]

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