I think they want to try to avoid a lockout, but if one happens, I don't expect it to cancel the whole season. Here's hoping we can avoid it all together.
This is what I'm expecting too. My main concern right now is how the CBA is going to effect this offseason. Teams are expected to operate normally, but they have no idea what the salary cap might be coming out of a new CBA agreement. If someone makes a big run at Ryan Suter or Zach Parise, they might end up in cap hell.
Flyers trade goalie Sergei Bobrovsky to the Blue Jackets for 3 draft picks. The Flyers get Columbus' 45th pick in Saturday's second round of the draft, the 117th pick in this years draft and a 4th round pick in next year 2013 draft.
Penguins center Jordan Staal turned down a 10 year extension with the team.