News came on Wednesday that the players and owners had tentatively agreed to a new deal, following all-night negotiations. But are they the only two sides involved? What about the fans? Even if both sides ratify the deal and return to the ice this fall, disillusioned fans may opt to stay home.
Are you still an NHL fan? What should the league do to win back SportsNation? And is Sidney Crosby, pictured above, the player to save the sport?