The key West Conference meeting is among a loaded KHL slate on Monday.
Both Dmitry Kulikov and Victor Hedman's KHL squads stay competitive in the KHL's regular season race.
The Crunch, led by Cory Conacher, are just one point back of the conference leading Springfield Falcons.
The NHL owners rejected three counter-offers from the players association, and both sides are discouraged about a possible end to the lockout. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has set a deadline of Oct. 25 for a full 82-game season.
Florida's Dmitry Kulikov and Tampa Bay's Victor Hedman are overseas playing in the KHL while the NHL's labor dispute gets sorted out. Both of their KHL teams are currently in good shape in the standings.
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