Tampa Bay Lightning forwards Martin St. Louis and B.J Crombeen will be among 18 players meeting face-to-face with owners Tuesday, in hopes of ending the NHL Lockout.
Here is the list of players that will be in attendance in New York City today, as announced by the NHL Players Association:
Craig Adams, David Backes, Michael Cammalleri, Sidney Crosby, B.J. Crombeen, Mathieu Darche, Shane Doan, Ron Hainsey, Shawn Horcoff, Jamal Mayers, Manny Malhotra, Andy McDonald, Ryan Miller, George Parros, Brad Richards, Martin St. Louis, Jonathan Toews and Kevin Westgarth.
With St. Louis and Crombeen in the room, they will be sitting across the table from Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik, who will also be attending the meetings as one of six owners.
This will be the first time in the process where players and owners will meet in a setting that does not include union leader Donald Fehr and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. The hope, proposed by Bettman, is that progress could be made with new voices in the room.