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Video: Optimism fades on lockout day 111

Jan 4, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT

Donald Fehr: AP

After a dispiriting Thursday, much of this week’s CBA positivity has waned. While a mediator is making trips between the two sides, the NHL and NHLPA haven’t made plans to meet face-to-face on Friday. There’s also no word on weekend meetings just yet.

Oh yeah, we’re just a week away from Gary Bettman’s proclaimed deadline for negotiations.

Will all that in mind, fading optimism is the basic theme of the discussion between TSN’s Darren Dreger and NBC’s Sports Talk crew in the video below:

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