Please forgive Capitals right wing Troy Brouwer if he’s not completely up to date on every detail of the NHL’s negotiations on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement.
The other day, before heading home to Minnesota, Capitals forward Matt Hendricks applauded Don Fehr for his sharp negotiating tactics and his ability to explain complicated financial proposals in
To the players, the NHL lockout has become more about principle than about percentages.
It’s about owners honoring the contracts under which the players agreed to play.
Nicklas Backstrom’s first choice was to play for the Capitals this season.
His second choice was to play for his hometown team in Brynas of the Swedish Elite League.