With the NHL getting back to business as usual, the focus returns to the game on the ice and not the histrionics at the negotiating table.
After nearly four full months of being locked out, that's a relief for hockey fans.
However, the game on the ice is not perfect. There are rule changes that could be made to help the game improve.
In recent years, much of the discussion about the rules has involved making changes that will increase goal scoring and help make the game safer for players.
We agree with both of those premises.
Here's a look at six proposed rule changes for the NHL general managers to consider.