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PHT Morning Skate: Krejci’s contract is up in Czech Republic

Dec 26, 2012, 8:55 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.

You’d read a few days ago about a slew of players leaving Pardubice in the Czech Extraliga, but Boston’s David Krejci had his contract expire there. The more you know… (CSNNE.com)

Red Wings prospect Tomas Tatar is having a big year in the AHL. (Detroit News)

Speaking of the Wings, they apparently owe the City of Detroit a lot of money. That new arena project looks a lot shadier now, doesn’t it? (Detroit News via Kukla’s Korner)

The owner of the AHL Chicago Wolves wants to set his sights on an NHL team. Hello, Seattle? (Chicago Tribune – subscription req)

Remember when the NHL played on Christmas Day? If not, read this. (NHL.com)

If there’s no season, the 2013 draft might be in peril. Can’t New Jersey have anything nice? (Edmonton Journal)

Blues prospect Jaden Schwartz is earning valuable experience in Peoria. (Post-Dispatch)

Today marks Day 102 of the NHL lockout. 16 players in NHL history have had 102-point seasons. Tampa Bay’s Martin St. Louis was the last to do it in the 2006-07 season.

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