Are NHL talks a prelude to a lockout?

Via: Buffalo News

‘”I doubt all the owners are as well-informed as all the players. I don’t know if that’s going to get me in trouble or not, but I just feel like it’s kind of whatever they’re told by Gary. I think there’s definitely a small group that carries a lot of weight that want to push and see how far they can get. But that right there is at the expense of the fans and the game.”‘