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PHT Morning Skate: To play without a CBA

Nov 20, 2012, 9:00 AM EDT

Dustin Brown, Bill Daly AP

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.

Jesse Spector wonders if Donald Fehr’s idea to play hockey while CBA discussions are ongoing might just be a wise option at this point. Surely Gary Bettman would love it. (Sporting News)

Gary Lawless critiques Evander Kane and Ondrej Pavelec for their poor overseas play. (Winnipeg Free Press via Arctic Ice Hockey)

Sounds like Martin Brodeur will join those taking part in an Atlantic City charity event to raise money for those affected by Hurricane Sandy relief. (Fire & Ice)

At what age should teams expect better progress – or more signs of brilliance – from struggling prospects such as Edmonton’s Colten Teubert. (m79hockey)

Thomas Greiss looks primed to play at home in Germany. (Fear the Fin)

This photo captures one of Mario Lemieux’s greatest goals. (Greatest Hockey Legends)

The Los Angeles Kings brought the Stanley Cup to South Park’s studios. Considering the snark level of the Kings’ Twitter page, the pairing makes a lot of sense. (Kings Web site)

Kevin Weekes is becoming a quick study at his second career. (

Andy Strickland wonders why the lockout isn’t producing a ton of mainstream headlines. (True Hockey)

  1. antkowiak666 - Nov 20, 2012 at 9:26 AM

    Andy Strickland wonders why the lockout isn’t producing a ton of mainstream headlines. first off, the NHL is fourth in the big four here in the US(fastly becoming five,MLS is gaining fast).
    second,people are losing interest really fast.even myself has got the attitude now,if they don’t wanna play”f@#$ it!why should i care??

  2. bloominoctober - Nov 20, 2012 at 11:33 AM

    I wouldn’t mind watching that charity game Saturday night. Any word on TV coverage by chance?

  3. id4joey - Nov 20, 2012 at 12:55 PM

    If the PA can assure uninterrupted playoffs all the way to crowning a SC champ, then go for it. However, that will never happen. It’s now boys. It’s time to beg for your jobs.

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