NHL training camps cannot begin until the league and the NHLPA sign a memorandum of understanding on the new collective bargaining agreement (CBA).
According to TSN's Darren Dreger, this process is expected be completed on Saturday.
MOU still in works. "Should" get done today. Over 100 hrs invested in legal work and counting this week alone. Coaches very eager.— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) January 12, 2013
There are plenty of fascinating storylines to watch as training camps commence and teams can finally start practicing with their coaches and teammates.
Let's look at the top 10 storylines to monitor at training camps around the league as teams prepare for the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season.