Hard to argue with the man. The only time there seemed to be any progress in this mess was when it was Bill Daly, Ted Saskin, Trevor Linden, and basically anyone not named Gary Bettman or Bob Goodenow leading the charge. But screw it, we'll be having this same "get them outta there, we need a deal done now" argument in six months, so I'll save thoughts on that for then.
The ceremony is in Toronto on June 14th, here are the nominees. There are 4 nominees for the Vezina Trophy as opposed to the normal 3, as there was a tie for the 3rd most votes. Calder Trophy (outstanding rookie)