NHL targeting Jan. 19 start date?

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Though there’s been nothing official from the NHL or NHLPA, today’s news that the league has provided the union with a new CBA proposal has garnered a few interesting tidbits:

Here’s Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News:

[tweet https://twitter.com/MikeHeika/status/284682707739496449%5D

That tweet was supported by the Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch:

[tweet https://twitter.com/SunGarrioch/status/284683279255347200%5D

Garrioch also had this:

[tweet https://twitter.com/SunGarrioch/status/284681493312327681%5D

James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail reports on the next step for the PA:

[tweet https://twitter.com/mirtle/status/284685152377008131%5D

[tweet https://twitter.com/mirtle/status/284681868840931328%5D

More details are sure to emerge as the day progresses, so keep checking back.

Hopefully this all leads to something. It’s hard to imagine the players accepting this proposal in its entirety, which begs the question: How much further is the NHL willing to move?