Suffering from a serious case of lockout blues means John Buccigross is less of a fan of the NHL these days and becoming more of a fan of the game. Are there more fans like him?
Former NHLPA executive director Paul Kelly says the players are more unified than they were in 2004-05, and a lockout could last several weeks.
With the All-Star break around the corner, John Buccigross gives his NHL pros and cons, and his favorites in the MVP race.
Fans "don't care" about the NHL lockout because they're immune to millionaires fighting with millionaires over millions.
While the owners and players are killing the NHL, the game itself is alive and well and doing fine.
As the calendar turns and the temperature drops, hockey's absence becomes more and more apparent. Children will get over it, but will grownups?
Thinking about the reckoning phase, the backyard rink, "The Incredibles" and good cover songs while driving 'round and 'round on the Zamboni.
One person is conspicuously absent from this year's Hall of Fame induction ceremony -- the fan.