Update 6: According to puckdaddy, the NHL & NHLPA have agreed to a 10 year term CBA. The exact terms and such havent been worked out yet.
Update 5: According to Doug Maclean, former NHL GM & Head Coach, progress has been made in negotiations between the NHL & NHLPA. However, an agreement won't happen tonight. Hes confident one will happen though. Maclean says, the parties motive to get something done is hope to play more then 48 games.
I guess they never hoped to play a full season huh?
Update 4: According to Michael Russo of the Star Tribune, there's still a few significant issues that need resolution but the NHL & NHLPA are trying to figure it out.
Update 3: According to former NHL players, while nothing is official they are hearing an agreement is in place. Now we wait for confirmation.
Update 2: According to David Pagnotta from The Fourth Period, when talking about the negotiations a league source said theres been a tremendous amount of "movement."
Update: According to Tim Panaccio, a Flyers beat reporter some NHL board of governors have been notified that progress has been made but there is still a ways to go.
According to Nick Kypreos of sportsnet, a tentative agreement between the NHL & NHLPA could be done within 24 hours or the NHLPA could serve the NHL with notice to decertify as soon as today.
Additionally, Chris Botta said that he expects the season to start in two weeks. The two weeks would be spent ratifying the CBA as well as holding training camp in advance of the season.
We will certainly have more on this as news comes out.