The NHL says there will be no bargaining with the players' union Saturday, leaving nothing to stop a lockout.
Joe Sakic's one-year deal is part of the new free-agent landscape, which Terry Frei believes is fair, so far.
With the CBA's expiration on the horizon, NHLers said they won't cave in even if the negotiations last a year or more.
Detroit star Brett Hull's contention that 75 percent of the NHL's players are overpaid led to an unusually candid response Saturday from All-Star forward Jeremy Roenick.
ESPN.com users offer mixed reviews on Gary Bettman's first 10 years as commissioner.