Yesterday was the PA's turn to bring something to the table and they brought 3 proposals and all 3 were quickly rejected by the owners. There is still time for the deal to get done, however things aren't looking as brightly as they were after the NHL's proposal.
Throwback Thursday: Maxillofacial Trauma - Five For Howling
Jeremy Roenick's shattered jaw courtesy of Stars; captain Derian Hatcher
Shane Doan compares NHL’s offer to getting held up | ProHockeyTalk
Doan's turn to overreact slightly about the lock out.
The NHL is less than pleased with the NHLPA’s CBA proposals today; one naive blogger still optimistic | Backhand Shelf | Blogs | theScore.com
Things could still get done though . . . hopefully.
‘Today is not a good day’, says Donald Fehr, as NHL, NHLPA meet again, get nowhere | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Things did not go well yesterday.
CBA talks not as dire as it appears - Cross Checks Blog - ESPN
Deep breaths everyone, deep breaths.
Why The PR War Doesn't Matter - Winging It In Motown
The NHL and NHLPA are locked in a battle to win over the fans. What they fail to realize is that it's not who wins the individual battles, it's who wins the war.
NHL calls union's counteroffers 'step backward' - ESPN
Let the pessimism reign anew.
NHL fans have the power to stop lockouts - ESPN The Magazine - ESPN
Howard Bryant suggests fans break their addiction.
Pirates fans get added treat: NHL players | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
AHL fans get to see more NHL level talent, unfortunately its not on the Pirates rosters.
AHL: Pirates open 'home' schedule in Lewiston | The Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME
The Pirates first home game is in Lewiston.
Sundogs in last stages of finalizing 2012-13 roster - The Prescott Daily Courier - Prescott, Arizona
The Sundogs will wait until training camp is over before they finalize their roster.
News From Around the Hockey World
Screwing Paul Holmgren: How the owners' CBA proposal crushes teams like the Flyers - Broad Street Hockey
The Flyers made some choices that if the new CBA was implemented would be very, very bad.
An Open Letter to NHL Team Employees - Occasionally Wright
Former Thrashers employee Ben Wright suggests NHL employees might want to find another line of work.
Nicklas Backstrom Signs with Dynamo Moscow - Japers' Rink
Baks joins his line mate from D.C. in Moscow.
Scott Stevens: The Most Effective Draft Choice In Caps History - Japers' Rink
The tree graphic alone makes this post outstanding.
The Final Howl