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PHT Morning Skate: Where fan turnout gets insane for Day 1 of Flyers’ camp

Jan 14, 2013, 8:00 AM EST

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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.

Dave Bolland is known as more of a third-line center, but the Chicago Blackhawks are trying him out in a top-six role. (CSN Chicago)

Travis Hamonic appears to be over his concussion and ready for the start of the regular season. (Newsday)

Dougie Hamilton is jet-lagged after the World Junior Championship, but he’s thrilled to be part of the Boston Bruins’ training camp. (CSN New England)

Damien Brunner got help from Henrik Zetterberg in the first day of the Detroit Red Wings’ camp as Brunner begins his adjustment to North American hockey. The two excelled with EV Zug of the Swiss league during lockout and might be linemates going into the regular season. (Detroit News)

The Philadelphia Flyers had an insane fan turnout for their first day of training camp. (CSN Philly)

Brooks Laich is still recovering from a groin injury. (Washington Times)

Re-signing with the Buffalo Sabres was the ideal scenario for Jochen Hecht. (Buffalo News)

Scott Gomez‘s former New Jersey Devils teammates react to the news that Gomez wasn’t asked to attend the Montreal Canadiens’ training camp. Gomez is expected to be bought out this summer. (NHL.com)

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