"Negotiations are still ongoing. They’re still dangerously close to a conclusion. … Everybody is still working toward making a hockey team a reality for the 2010-11 season. Nobody has said, ‘The heck with you.’ "Josh Evans, Prodigal Hockey spokesman, on negotiations for an Oklahoma City AHL franchise. The guys at the Cox Center are confident: "From my perspective, we’re done," Desjardins said. "This is more about Prodigal dotting their I’s and crossing their T’s with the AHL, more of a procedural sort of thing than anything else."