Found September 16, 2012 on
It is the classic "I've got good news and bad news, which do you want first?" sort of morning.
Good news is that RFA Matt Martin signed a new contract with the NY Islanders with only minutes to spare before the CBA expired. The news broke at 11:19 pm, 50 minutes before the NHL and the players broke ties.
Martin's signing was only one of many new contracts ratified by the NHL and the NHLPA u...
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