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September 17, 2011 8:09 am

Morning reading

The first group of players will be on the ice shortly for training camp, but first here’s a couple items…

First, Elliotte Friedman of CBC Sports takes a great look at “the anatomy of a holdout,” with perspective from a general manager, agent and player about the mindset and strategies involved when a player doesn’t report to training camp.

The anatomy of a holdout

Also, for those looking for a bit of good news within the Kings/NHL, I caught up with former Kings enforcer Ryan Flinn, who is now working as a firefighter in suburban Phoenix and is quite happy with his post-hockey life.

Once a protector, always a protector

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