Frustrated by the lack of progress in labor talks, Gary Bettman reportedly suggested the two sides take a two-week moratorium. The players say they're ready to meet.
After two months it appears Don Fehr and Gary Bettman can't get a deal done, leaving the negotiating in the hands of Bill Daly and Steve Fehr.
Locked-out players would have received their third paychecks today. But with labor talks at a standstill, the NHL is drawing closer to canceling more games.
Jason Chimera became the seventh Capital to head overseas when he signed with a team from the Czech Republic.