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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

(CNN) —  

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.