The National Hockey League (NHL) said on Friday more work needs to be done from all parties involved in the Olympic discussion before it gives players the green light to compete in the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.

After meeting with officials from the International Olympic Committee and International Ice Hockey Federation, the NHL gave no indication as to whether it will interrupt its 2013-14 season to send players to Sochi, Russia, for the February 7-23 Games.

"We had a good working session and were able to discuss all of the issues involved in the possibility of having NHL Players participate in the 2014 Sochi Games," NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said in a statement.
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