Originally posted on SNY Rangers Blog:

6:46PM: Johnston adds that Boo Nieves is named in the complaint as well. Ryan McDonagh and Michael Del Zotto are as well.

6:40PM: Chris Johnston says that the NHL complaint names all 31 members of the NHLPA negotiating committee and says that the vote to disclaim interest will take place over the next four days.

Katie Strang says that the NHLPA has until January 2nd to disclaim interest.

5:23PM: Katie Strang tweets “Think it’s safe to say that this lockout battle between two sides has entered a whole new stage. Prepare for things to get ugly”

5:13PM: Johnston does send out this tweet, “For what it’s worth, at least one labour lawyer I spoke with thinks the NHL lockout will end quicker now that it’s in the courts.”

Macramalla adds “Why did NHL file lawsuit first? To get case in front of league friendly court that is more likely to…

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