Belkin cited for discussing replacement players
NEW YORK -- The NHL fined one of the owners of the Atlanta Thrashers $250,000 on Tuesday for saying the league would use replacement players next year if a new collective bargaining agreement isn't reached, The Associated Press has learned.
Steve Belkin, a member of Atlanta Spirit, LLC -- the group that
bought the Thrashers earlier this year -- was given the hefty fine
for comments he made over the weekend to the Boston Herald, said an
official within the league speaking on the condition ...
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