Talks will continueNEW YORK (AP) - Negotiations between the NHL and the locked-out players' association ended after nearly six hours Wednesday. Just as they did the night before, the two sides agreed to get right back to the bargaining table.
Representatives for the owners and players will resume talks Thursday, marking the third straight day they will meet face-to-face.
The sides met for a total of about 13 hours over Tuesday and Wednesday at an undisclosed location in New York. Neither the NHL nor the NHLPA made any immediate statements after talks ended Wednesday night.
The lockout went into effect Sept. 16th and has already forced the cancellation of 327 regular-season games, including the New Year's Day outdoor Winter Classic in Michigan.
See other NationalSports news:Brad Stevens Denies Rumors He's Going Back to the College Ranks
Twins Reward Starting Pitcher Phil Hughes with Three-Year Extension
Dolphins Head Coach Joe Philbin Returning to Team in 2015
Jameis Winston Cleared of Any Wrongdoing
Patriots Hold Off Jets, Clinch First-Round Bye