Morning Links: Day 25 of lockout

  • Alexander Edler and Jason Garrison are believed to be missing from workouts with other Canucks’ players because they are “unhealthy,” although the team refused to confirm. (The Vancouver Sun)

  • Bill Daly said the NHL is trying to lookout for the interests of small market teams in CBA negotiations. (The Tennessean)

  • Donald Fehr reiterated earlier statements that the players could go after the salary cap, “if this goes on for an extended period of time.” (Toronto Star)

  • The number of locked-out Senators working out in Ottawa is dwindling and looks to be getting smaller as Peter Regin expects to go back to Denmark and Milan Michalek expects to go to the Czech Republic. (Ottawa Citizen)

  • Taylor Hall (shoulder surgery) is getting closer to being cleared for full contact and is skating with the Oil Kings in the meantime. (Edomonton Journal)

  • Kevin Bieksa’s charity game on Oct. 17 at UBC sold out in less than two hours, with all seats sold for $20. (The Vancouver Sun)

  • The Alberta Labour Relations Board is due to make a ruling on the dispute between the NHL and NHLPA as to whether the lockout is legal in Alberta. (Edmonton Sun)

  • Bridgestone Arena will host a game between the Knoxville Ice Bears and Huntsville Havoc as the Predators scrambled to bring hockey to the city. (Nashville City Paper)