While the NHL and the NHLPA keep going around and around, fans are wondering if there's a point.
Europe isn't just a popular destination for vacations. It's also a popular destination for out-of-work NHLers looking to play during a long lockout.
If you pick an NHL team to cheer on, don't get too comfortable if they're good right now. Because in five years, chances are decent that they won't be anymore.