Ryan Miller wants to be part of the group of players that sits down with the owners on Tuesday for CBA talks.
"A lot of guys want the opportunity," Miller wrote in a text message. "I hope we all get a better feel of what each side truly needs. On our side anyone can talk to the media or attend meetings, so I am hopeful that having more owners join the conversation we can get somewhere and break up this monopoly 4-5 owners have had on deal making. I am really disappointed that no moderate owners have stopped the madness. Hopefully they will after the board of governors convene." The NHL will hold a board of governors meeting on Wednesday. Miller feels the owners are asking for too much from the players and that the union has been forced "to make a stand" in order "to protect" themselves.