The hidden impact of a lost season 

November, 5, 2012
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Jarome IginlaJeff Vinnick/Getty ImagesIf the NHL season is canceled, could Jarome Iginla turn away from the Flames?
A late-night negotiating session between Bill Daly and Steve Fehr along with expected talks early this week has allowed some optimism to creep back into CBA talk following Friday's Winter Classic cancellation.

The two sides may actually be ready to negotiate rather than present offers that are roundly rejected in short order. That's a positive.