Originally Posted by horrorfreak13
I'm thinking the same thing although its kind of hard to be optimistic about no missed games when the owners and players can't agree to meet and need a mediator for that to happen they can't seem to find middle ground.
There is no real pressure to get the deal done yet. This does make for an interesting off season. Free agency is going to be dead quiet. Waivers should be quiet. Only the draft will go on. Once the deal is signed, look for massive amounts of action. Kinda like a chess match.