Gill looking to play as long as he can

Updated: September 12, 2013, 11:41 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- It's about 10:15 on Wednesday morning and Hal Gill is the only person on the Wells Fargo Center ice.

Around he goes in full gear, stretching here, working his knees back and forth there, stopping on a dime in another part of the ice.

The solitary nature of the workout is in some ways the perfect metaphor for where Gill and many other NHLers find themselves on the eve of training camp. The big defenseman is here for the Philadelphia Flyers' training camp, which starts ...

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