Reaction to the NHL’s rejection of the NHLPA’s latest proposal.

THE CULT OF HOCKEY: Jonathan Willis broke down the key points of a PA proposal he considered “a curious mix of give and take”.

NHLPA director Donald Fehr claims no progress in NHL CBA negotiations.

NHLNUMBERS.COM: Kent Wilson examines the pertinent numbers and other interesting bits from the NHLPA’s latest proposal.

MC79HOCKEY.COM: Tyler Dellow points out what was likely the main reason the league rejected the PA’s proposal: the latter wanting the former to carry the cost of any post-lockout losses.

FLAMES NATION: Ryan Lambert offers up a pessimistic take on the latest NHL CBA news, while Kent Wilson weighs in on the decertification threat, seeing it as a leverage move, but one likely to be a bluff.

PUCK DADDY: Harrison Mooney on something stupid a retired NHL player (Jeff O’Neill) had to say about league commssioner Gary Bettman.

BACKHAND SHELF: Chris Lund with a list of tweets from NHL fans regarding Gary Bettman. Suffice it to say, they’re not glowing reviews.

LIGHTHOUSE HOCKEY: “It’s the NHL  Lockout, Charlie Brown”.