Winnipeg Jets optimistic NHL might play games this year

Despite a looming lockout, Bryan Little isn't planning to play anywhere else. (JASON...

Despite a looming lockout, Bryan Little isn't planning to play anywhere else. (JASON HALSTEAD/Winnipeg Sun)

PAUL FRIESEN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 4:43 PM ET

The toughest thing for locked out members of the Winnipeg Jets today is keeping an even keel in light of the heated negotiations going on in New York.
Hearing that CBA talks went past midnight last night and continued this morning, with progress on a couple of fronts, has some players fired up they may be in action by Christmas.
"All the guys are pretty excited about the progress that's been made," Bryan Little said.


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