It appeared a slam dunk that the Boston Bruins would travel to Montreal to take on the hated Habs with that game already in the books for the expected Jan. 19 opening date for the NHL season.
While details are still being hashed out between the lawyers for both the NHL and the NHLPA as they put the CBA into a written memorandum of understanding form that will last for a 48-game regular
The NHL nightmare is over.
It was probably inevitable that the NHL labor negotiations were going to hit one more pothole during the slow crawl to the deadline.
Were coming around the bend, and this is getting close to do-or-die time for the NHL.