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Morning Links: Day 80 of lockout

  • Henrik Sedin voiced his frustrations with the lockout: “I don’t know if they [owners] think they’re dealing with kids or that we’re stupid or think the fans are stupid. It’s a little mind-boggling when you see what’s coming out of their side. I want to hear a change that they’re actually going to give us something in return for the things we’ve given them.” (Vancouver Sun)

  • Sweden’s national team coach for the world juniors, Roger Ronnberg, is unhappy the Senators won’t allow Mika Zibanejad to attend the championships, and the Swedes have contacted Bill Daly to try to get him to step into the situation. (Ottawa Sun)

  • The Bruins’ Daniel Paille signed with Finland’s Ilves Tampere. He is also Boston’s NHLPA player representative. (Boston Globe)

  • Nikolai Khabibulin has been in Edmonton rehabbing from offseason hip surgery since training camp was supposed to start and started taking shots “a week or two” ago. (Edmonton Sun)

  • A study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal says that rule changes can significantly reduce injuries among minor hockey players. (Globe and Mail)