No surprise here. Nothing will get done until the players start losing paychecks (Oct. 15) and owners start losing home games (Oct. 11).
From the NHL:
NHL ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF REMAINDER OF PRESEASON SCHEDULE
NEW YORK (September 27, 2012) — The National Hockey League announced today the cancellation of the remainder of the 2012 preseason schedule.
The cancellation of the preseason schedule was necessary because of the absence of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NHL Players’ Association and the NHL.