NEW YORK (AP) -- The proposals are flying back and forth between the NHL and the players' association. Whether significant progress is being made in the process still isn't all that clear.
The league made a counteroffer on Tuesday night in response to one it received from the players on Monday and now the NHL is waiting for another answer.
A full day of smaller group meetings wrapped up with a full bargaining session that lasted about 30 minutes Tuesday night. The union took the league's latest offer back to its headquarters to begin reviewing it.
"They did make a comprehensive response to what we gave them yesterday," executive director Donald Fehr said. "We asked a couple of questions, and now what we have to do is go through the document, try to make some sense out of it, compare it and see what the appropriate thing is to do next."
Fehr said he will get back in touch with the NHL on Wednesday morning, and added he anticipates the sides will get back together during the day.