5 years ago

Now that regular season games have been canceled, "things are starting to get a little more real," according to Ryan Getzlaf.

It's not clear if that's to suggest that the union - or for that matter the league - might act with more urgency when conducting future negotiations. Since the lockout began, the two sides have largely avoided negotiating over the core economic issues that have divided them. Eventually, that will have to change if the season is to be saved.