Since the start of the NHL lockout in mid-September, I carried the same mindset as guys like Mike Ribeiro, Mike Knuble and Jason Chimera.
With negotiations between the NHL and its players at a virtual standstill, the players reportedly have taken their first step toward breaking from the union.
The NHL has come to a dead end in its negotiations with the players’ union.
And now a choice must be made.
It appears the fate of the 2012-13 NHL season may be determined this week, but it won't be in Washington.