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PHT Morning Skate: Lockout’s end makes birthday happier for Flyers owner

Jan 8, 2013, 8:05 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.

ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun shares some CBA details, including how teams can retain salary in trades and “The Luongo Rule.” (ESPN)

Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider received a fantastic birthday gift: the end of the lockout. (Philly.com)

Boston Bruins prospect Anthony Camara said he got his toughness from his sister and mother. (Toronto Star via CSNNE.com)

It could be a crowded net in Ottawa, but Craig Anderson‘s at least expected to start out with the No. 1 spot. (TSN via Rotoworld)

Anze Kopitar‘s agent Pat Brisson expects his knee injury uncertain to clear up once he hits Los Angeles. (The Los Angeles Times’ Helene Elliott)

In case you’re wondering, yes, Marian Gaborik should be ready to start the season and training camp. (ESPN)

Andrei Markov looks primed to play his last KHL game on Tuesday and then arrive in Montreal on Thursday. (Montreal Gazette’s Dave Stubbs)

Elliotte Friedman on the shortened season. (CBC)

Interesting stuff on how Bruce Bennett has been keeping track of his long run of hockey photography – which frequently shows up on PHT, by the way. (NHL.com)

Cam Barker might get a chance to earn a spot as a seventh or eight defenseman for the Vancouver Canucks. (Sportsnet’s Dan Murphy)

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