Following is a statement from NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly following today’s collective bargaining session in New York:
“Members of our league office staff and several of our owners met today with the NHLPA and various members of the players’ negotiating committee at the league office in New York. The meeting was very cordial and we hope it was constructive.
“Before breaking, the parties discussed follow-up steps and confirmed plans for future meetings. We have nothing further to report at this time.”