There is a strong sense around the league and fans that the lockout is ending very soon
NHL offered 50-50 split to NHLPA and NHLPA is waiting to accept
Even if NHLPA doesn't accept, it's a huge step forward in negotiations and the lockout could be ending very soon!
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Ovechkin may not come back if NHL re-starts season
Would certainly hurt Caps if he decides to stay in Russia, need him back as soon as possible.Alex Ovechkin is threatening to stay in the KHL past this season, ... and the lockout ends, Ovechkin would be under contract to the Capitals.