Boston Bruins v Atlanta Thrashers

Jeremy Jacobs, who once signed Martin Lapointe to a deal worth roughly the GDP of a small island republic, is largely believed to be a driving force behind the current lockout.

ATLANTA – NOVEMBER 19: Martin Lapointe #20 of the Boston Bruins lines up for the faceoff during the game against the Atlanta Thrashers on November 19, 2003 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. The Thrashers defeated the Bruins 5-4. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)