An empty Buffalo Sabres locker room is shown at the First Niagara Center, home of the Buffalo Sabres NHL hockey team, in Buffalo, N.Y., Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. The NHL and its union are to return to the bargaining table Friday, the first negotiations since the lockout began Sept. 15. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
NHL Preseason Games Called Off
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) While the NFL Referees lockout has come to an end, the NHL players lockout continues. The latest casualty is all preseason games.
The NHL announced Thursday afternoon the remainder of the 2012 preseason schedule was canceled. Last week, games until Sunday were called off.
The NHLPA and the NHL were slated to hold formal talks Friday.