NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr and NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly are among those meeting Wednesday to resume labor talks.
The two sides met last Friday to discuss a new collective bargaining agreement before the current one expires on Sept. 15.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman told The Associated Press after Friday's talks that "We've got a lot of work to do in a relatively short period of time."
Fehr, meanwhile, told The AP that he didn't know what kind of short timeframe Bettman was talking about.
"The optimum would be to get a deal done as soon as you could," Fehr said.
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