WHAT HAPPENED: Nothing.
NEXT NEGOTIATING SESSION: None planned.
WHAT THE LIGHTNING WOULD BE DOING: Playing at Atlanta in its third preseason game.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: "I think they're doing whatever it takes for them to make a case for declaring an impasse in hopes that they'll throw open the doors and see what happens from there. It's going to be an ugly, ugly process, and I think the game's going to get hurt terribly in the process." _ Bob Murray, longtime agent on the owners' strategy