The NHL and the NHLPA they may return to the bargaining table on Tuesday in an effort to find a breakthrough that will launch them toward a new CBA. The league held talks last week on secondary issues but made little progress.
The information on renewed CBA talks is being widely reported and it appears to have come solely from the NHL's deputy commissioner, Bill Daly. “Nothing firm. There is a potential for Tuesday,” Daly told the Associated Press Saturday in an email.
Exhibition games as well as the first two weeks of the regular season have been cancelled already and there is little hope now that a deal can be reached quickly enough to save the October games that remain on the schedule.
There's no indicator from the league or union where Tuesday's talks will be held, if indeed they are held, and nor has an agenda been released.