Idaho hockey fans have waited along time to see professionals skating on the ice in the state's capital city of Boise. That wait ends in October with a preseason matchup between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Arizona Coyotes.
For those that don't know, I'm a huge hockey fan. I recently did a search online to find out how many Idaho hockey players have actually logged minutes in a professional game, and the results were a bit surprising.
Hockey is back! Hockey is dead!
Today may be the day that we find out which of those statements will turn out correct. The NHL preseason has already been cancelled, and the lockout is about to enter its third week. Stunningly, today is the first time the players and the owners have even met to discuss anything since September 15.