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PHT Morning Skate: Will Brian Burke be the big CBA winner?

Jan 5, 2013, 9:00 AM EDT

Brian Burke 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.

Los Angeles Kings teammates Kyle Clifford and Trevor Lewis discussed dropping the gloves in an ECHL game to John Hoven of Mayor’s Manor, but judging by the box score, only Lewis fought on Friday. That’s a little disappointing, unless you’re Dean Lombardi. (Mayor’s Manor)

Sportsnet’s John Shannon thinks that the NHL and NHLPA need to focus on healing relationships with fans now that the lockout might be winding down. (Sportsnet)

Justin Schultz scored his 18th AHL goal on Friday, leaving him just two away from tying the record for a rookie defenseman. It could be an interesting race if he needs to be at Jan. 12 training camp … (Edmonton Oilers Twitter feed)

Meet the most impressive stick-collector around. (Greatest Hockey Legends)

How the 1992-93 New York Rangers team paved the way for the 1994 Stanley Cup victory. (NHL.com)

Here’s your strange, regional hockey story of the weekend. (Puck Daddy)

Is Brian Burke the big winner of the new CBA? Pension Plan Puppets argues as much. (Pension Plan Puppets)

Bob Miller reminisces about being “the announcer” for the Mighty Ducks movie. (LA Kings Insider)

  1. antkowiak666 - Jan 5, 2013 at 10:11 AM

    CONGRATS TO THE US GOLD MEDAL CHAMPIONS!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. bcsteele - Jan 5, 2013 at 10:49 AM

    Will Brian Burke be the first job loser?

  3. steelers88 - Jan 5, 2013 at 11:10 AM

    Do I really care! No. I just hope they can get a deal done sometime in the future.

  4. bigbadbruins77 - Jan 5, 2013 at 1:56 PM

    Wait is the NHL giving him back Seguin, Dougie Hamilton, Tukka Rask, and I think a few other Bruins prospects like Subban and Spooner or Knight?! ;) because that’s the only way he will be a CBA winner :)

  5. nach0mancandysandwich - Jan 5, 2013 at 4:19 PM

    No he’s a winner because he’s a crap GM and the NHL seems to want to encourage that for some reason? Hey, I know a kid who serves frys at Burger King that loves hockey. Maybe he could run a team into the ground and be praised for it too!!!

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