'The owners claim poverty, but refuse to open their books to prove it. The players operate under the misguided notion that they deserve to be paid like their peers in football, baseball and basketball. And both sides cling to the quaint idea that the people who make them all quite wealthy still care.'
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'During his rookie season The Vancouver Sun described him as a man who " usually communicates with opponents by using body language – a fist in the mouth, an elbow in the ear, that sort of thing."'
'The fifth overall selection (by Buffalo) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, the 20- year-old Vanek joined the Amerks this season after two standout seasons at the University of Minnesota, which included honors as the MVP of the NCAA Tournament as a freshman in 2003, when the Golden Gophers claimed their second straight national championship.'