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NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr speaks to the media prior to a charity hockey game at Maple...

NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr speaks to the media prior to a charity hockey game at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Ont., Dec. 19, 2012. (FRED THORNHILL/Reuters)

BRUCE GARRIOCH, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:22 AM ET

'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house,

Not a creature was stirring, not even Bob Rouse.

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care in hopes that Donald Fehr would soon allow hockey to return there.

Sidney Crosby was nestled all snug in his bed.

While visions of a hockey season danced in his head.


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