If there is one.
That Cox article is a hack job. It's like a Fox News article on Obama.
Both sides are way closer to a deal than they are acknowledging in the media. A few interesting tweets:
Allan Walsh @walsha
NHL players have accepted 50/50, just honor the current contracts signed by owners (and Bettman) and we can play hockey now.
Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun
Spoke with a team exec who says there's either a labor deal this week or there's no season. Not sure it's that clear-cut but who knows...