In a pleasant change of pace, representatives from both sides of the NHL CBA talks met in a marathon session yesterday, and perhaps the fact that details are few & far between is the best sign that progress is being made.
Nashville Predators News
Predators Players Find Ways To Practice | Only A Game
This NPR report sheds light on how the players are keeping busy.
Trotz yearns for adrenalin rush - Welland Tribune
Like the fans and many of the players, Coach Trotz is dying for some competitive action.
CSKA Star Radulov Spared Surgery | Sports | RIA Novosti
This update on Alexander Radulov's knee injury makes it sound like he'll be back in action when the KHL schedule resumes in two weeks.
Guelph Storm’s Scott Walker finds cure for ‘stage fright’ by using national TV coverage as a motivator - Buzzing The Net
Check out how one of the great names in Nashville Predators history is coming along as a head coach.
Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey
2012 NHL Lockout: Saturday night live - Raw Charge
The #2 guy on each side, Steve Fehr and Bill Daly, met pretty much all day yesterday, probably the first thing we've had reason to be optimistic about in weeks.
Larry Brooks’ Slap Shots: NHL’s offer to get lockout talks going by discussing "make whole" contract may be publicity ploy - NYPOST.com
Does this recent effort at jump-starting talks by the NHL represent just another PR ploy, or does it really represent progress? I guess we won't know for a few more days.
Q&A: Science journalist Jay Ingram exposes nerdy side of hockey - thestar.com
Hey, can we get this show in the U.S.? It sounds pretty cool...