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Morning Links: Day 12 of the lockout

  • Sidney Crosby was “beaming” after a scrimmage with teammates and said he is symptom-free and has felt good all summer. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

  • Chicago Blackhawks players will start wearing NHLPA jerseys during workouts for the duration of the lockout. (Chicago Sun-Times)

  • Dealing with his first lockout as an NHL players, Brad Marchand doesn’t want to go to Europe yet, but he is aware that there are only so many spots available. (Boston Herald)

  • Todd Bertuzzi was happy to have his son on the ice with him on Wednesday, but was incredibly disappointed that the Winter Classic was in jeopardy. (Detroit Free Press)

  • In his fifth stint with the Flyers, Terry Murray will be back coaching in the AHL for the first time since 1990. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

  • New head coach of the Chicago Wolves, Scott Arniel, expects a challenge with 49 players to assess as training camp opens on Friday. (The Province)

  • With Anders Lindback reportedly back in Sweden, Ryan Malone put on the goalie pads to play in net during the Lightning players’ workout. (The Tampa Tribune)

  • After missing more than 50 games last season, a healthy Brian Gionta is anxious to get back in an NHL game. (The Montreal Gazette)

  • Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth said the players’ workouts have been better than he expected, but the start of AHL training camp could hurt their turnout on the ice. (The Buffalo News)

  • A plan to raise taxes to high-income earners in Quebec could make it more difficult for the Montreal Canadiens to attract top free agents. (The Montreal Gazette)