Donald Fehr, executive director for the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA), stands with NHL players to address the media on the difficulties of ongoing labor negotiations last week. (REUTERS)
The NHL Players' Association isn't prepared to wave the white flag and surrender.
As a result, the lockout will go on into Day 90 Friday.
A league official and representatives of the union met with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service for a second straight session Thursday in Iselin, N.J. Neither would back off their stated positions, so the stalemate continues.