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PHT Morning Skate: Where Cody Hodgson is putting time with Canucks behind him

Jan 6, 2013, 6:01 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.

Canadian players reflect on the countries fourth place finish in the 2013 World Junior Championship. It ended Canada’s streak of 14 straight consecutive medals in that tournament. (Sportsnet)

It will be Seth Jones versus Nathan MacKinnon in the upcoming 2013 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game. They will each serve as a team captain and are the top-two candidates to be selected with the first overall pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. (OHL.com)

Cody Hodgson tries not to look back and reflect on his time with the Vancouver Canucks. (The Province)

Mikael Granlund didn’t play for the AHL Houston Aeros on Saturday because the Minnesota Wild didn’t want to risk him getting injured right before a potential end to the lockout. (Michael Russo)

Devils prospect Jon Merrill has recovered from a fractured vertebrate in his neck. (Bergen Record)

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