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PHT Morning Skate: Where Brad Richards thinks player-owner tensions will be brushed aside after lockout

Dec 23, 2012, 9:00 AM EDT

Brad Richards #19 of the New York Rangers celebrates his second period goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden on November 29, 2011 in New York City.
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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.

Despite the current tension between the league and union, Brad Richards thinks the players will be able to push that aside when the lockout ends. (New York Newsday)

Penguins prospect Paul Thompson has been widely inconsistent and coach John Hynes thinks the issue is drive. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

Finland’s Aleksander Barkov will be one of the players to watch closely during the 2013 World Junior Championship. (NHL.com)

Twitter has become a key venue for teams and players to share their thoughts, so with that in mind Puck Daddy listed off the top NHL Twitter moments of 2012. (Yahoo!)

A thorough look at the Washington Capitals’ farm system. (Hockey’s Future)

Justin Schultz scored twice and Jordan Eberle registered two assists on Saturday to become the first and second players of the 2012-13 AHL season to reach the 40-point milestone. (Okcbarons.com)

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