They did! You should have seen it (if you want to, you can here). Sidney Crosby’s hat, Gabriel Landeskog’s muscles and what appeared to be a photoshop of Ruslan Fedetenko were in attendance, along with 280 other players.

Below, I will highlight the new developments:

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…Yeah.

In a nutshell, the players made massive concessions the last time they negotiated a CBA, the league made a crap-ton of money since, and they’re waiting for the owners to simply do better. I have no idea why they had a press conference for the non-news.

This isn’t looking good.

Check back shortly for an excellent Down Goes Brown/Bloge Salming video that looks into things further.