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Symptom-free, Nathan Horton eager to play

WILMINGTON — Nathan Horton hasn’t played in an NHL game since Jan. 22, 2012. Like all his union brothers, Horton has missed nearly three months of healthy direct deposits ($4 million annual salary) because of the lockout. Horton is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season.

Funny how a skate with your teammates can render such troubles irrelevant.

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