Andrew Ference has always been a strong voice when it comes to NHLPA issues, and things concerning players in the NHL workplace.
The Wednesday morning CBA meeting with federal mediators is underway between the NHL and NHLPA, and a group of players are present among the proceedings.
Bruins players remaining in Boston are starting to run low on optimism, understandably, but theyre mustering up whatever theyve got left for todays big NHL powwow in New York City.
So far its not a complete and utter disaster, and thatregisters as good news in the bad news factory known as the NHL lockout.
There arent exactly high hopes heading into Monday nights meeting between the NHL and NHLPA after things fell apart little more than a week ago, but at least theyre still talking to each other.