- The league canceled games due to the lack of a collective bargaining agreement
- The last time the NHL canceled preseason games was in 2004
- The regular season had been scheduled to begin October 11
Talks between the National Hockey League and the locked-out players' association are expected to resume Tuesday, according to a source close to the negotiations.
The league had canceled regular season games through October 24 after unsuccessful negotiations over a collective bargaining agreement.
The last time the NHL canceled preseason games was in 2004, which preceded a year-long lockout of the players by the owners.
The regular season had been scheduled to begin Thursday.