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PHT Morning Skate: Scott Parker’s post-career concussion struggle

Scott Parker

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.

If you missed this from over the weekend, make it your mandatory read today. Former Avalanche forward Scott Parker has been retired from hockey for six years and battles concussion issues still to this day. (The Denver Post)

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Sharks coach Todd McLellan has a pretty great team to coach this season. How does it compare to his first on the job though? (

Antti Raanta is an easy-going guy and that’s helping him fit in with the Chicago Blackhawks. (

You better believe Tim Thomas wants to represent the United States in Sochi. (Miami Herald)

Among the many problems the Edmonton Oilers have, their power play is high on the list at the moment. (Edmonton Journal)

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