Ottawa Senators defenceman Erik Karlsson is reportedly in contract discussions with the SEL's Frölunda Indians for a lockout contract, as are Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist and Stars forward Loui Eriksson.
2012-13 NHL lockout
Once upon a time, the NHL was embroiled in a pointless lockout, and the Silver Seven staff decided to create their own league. The following events actually happened.
The Instigator: How Gary Bettman Remade the NHL and Changed the Game Forever is an interesting history of the business side of the league leading up to and during Bettman's tenure. It's worth reading, but would be enjoyed most by readers with a keen interest in the off-ice affairs o
Although we can probably expect the full schedule this weekend, part of the home schedule as well as some planned promotions were leaked on Friday night.
Hockey is back, and there are not many people happier than this Nugget writer, now with loads of fun things to write about. But what does that say about us?
They may have not been on your TV screens, but a good number of Ottawa Senators players have been playing hockey the past few months.
Let's get out our pipes and our brandy, head over to the fireside and ponder deep thoughts.