11:01PM: McKenzie says that something to focus on may be the lack of info that is being leaked out of the meetings and that could be a positive step.
He adds “Leaks flow freely when one side or other is unhappy. Or it just could be at a really sensitive stage and no one wants to be one who blows it”
10:55PM: Helene Elliott of the LA Times tweets that talks are still going on
10:44PM: Damien Cox says that games on Christmas Day are on the table and possible
10:24PM: Helene St. James, a Red Wings beat writer, tweets that things are “not looking great” right now.
Two sides are talking on and off, it's called negotiating. Nothing else to report for now. If that changes, we'll pass it along.—
Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) December 06, 2012
Nick Cotsonika tweets that the sides are still talking “in some fashion”