Article Photos: Optimism turns to despair as NHL talks break off 2/4

Winnipeg Jets' Ron Hainsey, left, Anaheim Ducks' Daniel Winnik, center, and Chicago Blackhawks' Chris Campoli listen as NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and deputy commissioner Bill Daly speak to reporters, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in New York. The NHL has rejected the players' latest offer for a labor deal, and negotiations have broken off at least until the weekend. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)