Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy andor interesting tidbits -- for Thursday, January 24:
Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis makes his own apology to hockey fans on his personal blog for the NHL lockout.
Many including this writer gave Eklund credit for breaking word of the new NHL offer thats rekindled talks, but some of the Cult of Hockey guys at the Edmonton Journal think hes the kin
Could an NHL memo sent to off-ice officials be a harbinger that the NHL lockout is mercifully about to end?
Great piece by Dan Rosen on the AHL career of Crash Davis player Darren Haydar, and his willingness to keep playing while getting passed over at the NHL level.