The NHLPA is expected to respond to the NHL's latest offer this afternoon.
Many have done their best to temper the general enthusiasm over the offer. Some players still feel much work needs to be done on the current offer while our Sean Lloyd wonders if this deal is nothing more than a PR move by the league.
Either way, we will find out more as the hours unfold.
Habs and Hockey News
- Andrei Markov claims he is not sure he will return to the NHL should the lockout end. What a slap in the face that would be given the fact he is healthy for the first time in two years.
- Ken Campbell and Stu Hackel each analyze the latest offer and discuss the importance of today's events.
- Ryan Kennedy of The Hockey News discusses how to make the CWHL — the Canadian Women's Hockey League — grow.
- Kyle Woodlief of USA Today argues that the upcoming draft class will be one of the deepest in decades.