After thaw, NHL labor talks cool off again
As quickly as NHL labor negotiations got going again, they came to a screeching halt. Now there is no telling when the league and the players will return to the bargaining table. After a one-day break following a series of formal discussions this week, the sides got back to business on Sunday. Less than 90 minutes after talks solely about player-contract issues started, they were over. The players contend the NHL has dug in on its position and is not willing to negotiate.