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PHT Morning Skate: Hockey in Puerto Rico

Aug 16, 2012, 9:00 AM EDT

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PHT’s Morning Skate takes a look around the world of hockey to see what’s happening and what we’ll be talking about around the NHL world and beyond.

Bruce Boudreau goes in depth with Ben Raby about last and next season with the Anaheim Ducks. (

How lockouts usually affect sports video games – and how EA’s NHL series might be one of the rare exceptions. (Operation Sports via Puck Daddy)

Some interesting thoughts on the NHLPA’s proposal from Edmonton Oilers forward Shawn Horcoff. (Edmonton Sun)

A player per Eastern Conference team on the “hot seat.” (

Shea Weber‘s whopping signing bonus makes many believe otherwise, but the Nashville Post discusses how the Nashville Predators might benefit from a lockout. (Nashville Post via On the Forecheck)

More on Steve Begin’s comeback attempt. (Calgary Herald)

The Florida Panthers are set to hold a hockey clinic in Puerto Rico. (Miami Herald)

E.J. Hradek answers questions about the Washington Capitals and more. (

  1. csilojohnson - Aug 16, 2012 at 10:19 AM


  2. theawesomersfranchise - Aug 16, 2012 at 11:19 AM

    Hockey in Puerto Rico…What is places that would support an NHL franchise better than the Phoenix/Glendale area Alex?

    • lostpuppysyndrome - Aug 16, 2012 at 1:04 PM

      lol there’s a town on the NW coast of PR that has an arena. I knew about it the first time I went to PR and I was tempted to bring my skates when I went again this past April. I figured I’m a nobody on the rinks here but I’d be a god if I skated down there.

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