The uncertainty of playing in the NHL is heightened for the top prospects this season as they don't even know if there will be a season because of on-going CBA negotiations. These prospects talked to the Toronto Sun as they posed for their rookie trading cards and answered some burning questions for the Toronto Star.
Canucks prospect Nicklas Jensen will play for AIK of the Swedish Elite League this season unless there is a new CBA in place by next month, according to The (Vancouver) Province.
Red Wings GM Ken Holland told mlive.com he needs to sign one or two more defenseman, and he might do it before the current CBA expires on Sept. 15.
Michael Cammalleri said the past few seasons have been tough for him but he is looking forward to having a better year, if there is a season to play, according to the Calgary Sun.
With school back in session, some of the Blues players have returned to St. Louis and are working out at the team's practice facility, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
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