Status of talks: Bill Daly and Steve Fehr spoke on the phone on Sunday and plan to talk again on Tuesday evening.
Games lost: No games have been canceled, but expect the NHL to begin canceling preseason games shortly.
Paychecks lost: Zero. The players don't start getting paid until the regular season begins, so the lockout hasn't hit them in the wallet yet.
Quote of the day: “Bettmen (sic) should be the commissioner of a different sport...Like knitting. What a joke. #stopruininghockey” -- Penguins Joe Morrow on twitter (Pittsburgh Tribune Review) Morrow later removed the tweet and apologized.
Off to Europe:
Agent Rick Curran told ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun that Tomas Plekanec and Jiri Tlusty are going to play for their home team in Kladno (Czech Republic) during NHL lockout. Curran also said Christian Ehrhoff will likely play for his hometown of Krefeld in the German league.
Islanders defenseman Mark Streit is headed home to Switzerland to play with Bern, his agent confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com's Katie Strang.
Season-ticket holders are receiving letters from teams about how they will handle the expected cancellation of games. (Winnipeg Free Press)
The Penguins said Sunday that none of their employes will be fired, for now, due to the uncertainty of the NHL season. (Pittsburgh Tribune Review)
The NHL lockout could cost Nassau County's economy $60 million in lost visitor spending. (Newsday)
Detroit sports bars are worried about the impact of the lockout on their sales. (Detroit Free Press)