This is a meaningful photographic metaphor for a lockout. Photo Credit - Mike Ehrmann
We take a look at what went down just moments before a deal was announced.
Finally, after 113 days of completely immature bargaining techniques that served only to prolong an entirely unnecessary lockout, the whole ordeal is over.
But how did we get here? What finally brought the two sides together, after months of childish back-and-forth between the factions of Donald Fehr and Gary Bettman?
BoC was able to get our hands on an exclusive document leaked to us by our insiders, and we're presenting it to you here: