Blake Comeau sounds genuinely optimistic about the current state of the labor talks.
?oIt was definitely a lot easier to get out of bed this morning and get a workout done before a skate,?? Comeau said Wednesday. That was even before Wednesday night's marathon negotiating session between the players and owners. Anything can happen, but Comeau said that right now "there?Ts more optimism than there has been throughout the whole process.??