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PHT Morning Skate: Where we check in on the locked-out Flyers

Dec 3, 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.

Ian Mendes thinks that even if the 2012-13 campaign is saved, at this point the original schedule needs to be scrapped. He argues that a new 2012-13 schedule would have to be made from scratch anyways and acknowledging that the old schedule is gone would “alleviate the artificial deadlines.” (Sportsnet)

A look at what the Philadelphia Flyers have been doing during the lockout. (The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Curtis McElhinney has already tied the AHL Springfield Falcons’ single-season shutout record with his fifth on Sunday. Manny Legace set the Falcons’ record in 1995-96. (AHL.com)

Senators president Cyril Leeder said his team makes an effort to talk to people who wish to cancel their season tickets and “convince them to stay with us.” Leeder reports that less than 1% of season ticket holders have ended up canceling, although the exact figure is hard to determine. (Ottawa Citizen)

Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma knew he was going to be a coach well before he ended his playing career. (NHL.com)

A look back at a time before the 2004-05 lockout when the Toronto Maple Leafs had some solid goaltending courtesy of Curtis Joseph and Felix Potvin. (Sportsnet)

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