It’s impossible to predict exactly when the NHL’s owners and players will come to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement, but hockey fans, know this – as soon as a lockout threatens games, Backhand Shelf will be spearheading a fan-first campaign. We will make a statement.

In the meantime, we have what I consider one of the best hockey videos ever made for you to enjoy. (Whether you agree with the sentiment or not, you should appreciate the compilation.) I teared up just a touch. Maybe you will too.

(Major thanks to r4ndomduud for making this amazing video)