Lockout grinds onNEW YORK (AP) - NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman still hasn't spoken to players' union chief Donald Fehr since a brief meeting Wednesday, but negotiators on both sides are back in contact as the lockout drags on.
There was no meeting today after two straight days of negotiations at the league's New York office, and there are no current plans for more bargaining to take place. Frustration is building on both sides as the lockout approaches its fifth week. The first regular-season games were missed Thursday night.
All games through Oct. 24 have been called off, and more cuts are expected soon with no new labor deal in sight.
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