Probably: the two sides have apparently reached a verbal agreement on a CBA framework. So, we’re headed downhill toward a 50- or 48-game season that could start as soon as January 15th. Greg Wyshynski has the details that have leaked at the headline link. It’s going to be a different league for sure.
I need to gear this thing up. Or, as WiiM tweeted:
Lockout’s over. Time to turn on the hockey brain.
— Winging It In Motown (@wingingitmotown) January 6, 2013
That we’re having a season saves my fanship. Commence Endor dance party.