By Rich Tandler and Tarik El-Bashir
Nearly two weeks after the NHL first presented its proposal to the players union talks on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement are picking up steam.
NHL free agency is now in its fourth week and Mike Knuble is still waiting for a phone call from a team seeking his services as a power forward and locker room leader.
The countdown for Ray Rice to land a contract extension is down to the final hours.
The Pro Bowl running back has until Monday at 4 p.m. to agree to terms with the Ravens.
According to a report in the Washington Post, Mike Knuble has been told by Capitals general manager George McPhee that he will not be re-signed by the club, something he expected after having a lim