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.