Caught in the middle of nothing
One of the highlights of any day in Cubicle America was to log onto The Hockey News' Web site and see the collective bargaining agreement countdown clock. It was there whenever you wanted it, Armageddon's alarm clock, and it said everything you needed to know about the state of the National Hockey League.
But once it hit zero last week, we were disappointed -- nay, outraged -- to discover that it didn't start running forward again, for weeks, months and maybe even years, like sap running ...
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