The NHL has seen better days. The Sabres and …

The NHL has seen better days. The Sabres and Sens are broke and a work stoppage looms as the strife between owners and players continues to simmer. And now the NHL must faces another potential calamitous controversy.

The Manchester Monarchs minor league hockey club is sponsoring an upcoming "Mullet Night" promotion. On that night, former Kings head coach Barry Melrose will be inducted into the prestigious Mullet Hall of Fame. And once again Jaromir Jagr has been denied his rightful spot in the same Pantheon of Mullet Magnitude:

This outrageous oversight will surely rock the already-shaky foundation of the league. By comparison, if the NHL can navigate this negavity, the labor strike and financial difficulties will be quick fixes.