But now it truly appears that the NHL Winter Classic — as well as the rest of the season — is in serious jeopardy.
In fact, a formal cancellation is expected on Friday.
326 games have already been cancelled.
Habs and Hockey News
- We are going to feature a mailbag segment later this week where we — Kamal, Sean and myself — will discuss whatever you throw our way, so be sure to drop us a line via Twitter.
- With the season in peril, Stu Hackel lays the blame on the league and its "take it or leave it" approach to negotiations.
- Former NHLPA director Paul Kelly believes expansion could help end the current labor stalemate.
- Wayne Simmonds was victim of racist remarks while playing in a Czech League contest.