With each passing day in the NHL lockout, you have to wonder how the people on both sides can actually sleep at night. The only answer this corner can come up with is that when you snuggle up with that much money, it’s pretty easy.

On the ownership side, you have a group that has treated its constituents with an enormous amount of arrogance, secure in the knowledge the fans will come back. And they will because their love for the game exceeds their disdain for those who run it.

On the players’ side, you have a group whose sense of entitlement is utterly astounding. Somewhere along the line, the players have lost their grip on reality. They’ve taken their indignation to mind-boggling levels, quite frankly to the point where most reasonable people want to tell them to just shut up already.

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