NEW YORK -- NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly issued the following statement today regarding a meeting between NHL Owners and Players this week:
"We have confirmed with the Union that we will attempt to schedule a Players/Owners-only meeting for some time on Tuesday afternoon in New York. No further details have been confirmed at this point. We expect the following NHL Owners to attend: Ron Burkle (Pittsburgh Penguins), Mark Chipman (Winnipeg Jets), Murray Edwards (Calgary Flames), Jeremy Jacobs (Boston Bruins), Larry Tanenbaum (Toronto Maple Leafs) and Jeff Vinik (Tampa Bay Lightning). We will provide further details when available and as appropriate."