Regular-season games will be next.
The league and players have three days of talks scheduled beginning today, however.
“The reality is we’re far apart,” Vanek said before an additional two days of talks were added. “Can we get closer in a hurry? Sure. Can it stay the same for a long time? Yeah. I’m not one of those guys that says, ‘Thanksgiving, Christmas, this or that.’ It’s false hope. You take it a day at a time.”