WEDNESDAY, OCT 3, 2012
nationalpost.com — A dozen players from the minor hockey team raced from the dressing room when they heard who was out on the ice. They pressed their faces close to the glass, some of the nine- and 10-year-olds barely tall enough to see over the boards even in their skates, and they wiped away the fog caused by their breath to get a better look.
Earlier in the day, in New York, the mood was grim. Brief talks ended without hope for a deal that would get the National Hockey League season started on time, if at all. Within a few days — hours, even — an announcement to postpone or cancel regular season games was expected.
The result was on the ice.
And for one night, at least, it was welcomed. FULL STORY