Morning Links: Day 18 of the lockout

  • Marian Hossa worked out on the ice with coaches for an hour on Tuesday as he continues to rehabilitate from a season-ending concussion suffered in the playoffs. (CSN Chicago)

  • Avs center Matt Duchene announced on Twitter that he signed with Frolunda HC of the Swedish Elite League. (Denver Post)

  • Claude Giroux hasn’t decided where he will play during the lockout, but he said he believes the lockout will end in time for the NHL to play this year. (Ottawa Sun)

  • About a dozen Red Wings players have been skating at Troy Sports Center, with the ice being booked in Henrik Zeterberg’s name, but it hasn’t been decided yet which player will pay the bill for the ice time. (Detroit Free Press)

  • Matt Cooke has become the Penguins fill-in equipment manager, sharpening the skates of teammates on his own machine, and the reviews are mixed on how good his work is. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

  • New Jersey native Bobby Ryan has been working out with some of the Flyers top players during the lockout. (Courier Post)

  • The Kings brought the Cup to a 9-year-old girl who fractured her skull and bruised her brain stem while hiking in the mountains in July. (Los Angeles Times)

  • Preds forward Colin Wilson is getting advice on dealing with the lockout from his father, Carey, who was a part of the 1992 NHL players strike. (The Tennessean)

  • Blues coach Ken Hitchcock is preparing for multiple training camp scenarios given that there is no set date for when – or if – the season will begin. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

  • Carolina’s Anthony Stewart is playing in Britain’s Elite League for basically nothing just so he can get as much playing time as possible. (New York Times)