NHL players prep on their own

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TROY, Mich. (AP) - NHL players have been skating in an attempt to get in shape for the hockey season. Finally, they know their efforts aren't going to be wasted.

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The framework of a new collective bargaining agreement was reached on the 113th day of the lockout Sunday morning. Just 24 hours later, players were working out together at rinks across North America knowing that games are on the horizon.

Informal skates led by players have suddenly assumed greater urgency as the start to the season nears while lawyers work on putting a complicated deal on paper.

It's also time for NHL players overseas to make plans to come back to rejoin their teams in the league.

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