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Brendan Morrision Finding His Stride

from the Vancouver Province,
The return of Morrison's familiar strong stride following May 9 surgery in Vail, Colo., to repair a torn labrum muscle in his left hip has the Pitt Meadows cautiously optimistic. "It's only the third time I've skated and it's gotten better every day," Morrison said following the one-hour session. "I'm still tight pivoting and with a quick change of pace or direction. But as far as skating straight and keeping my momentum going, I feel pretty good. I'm happy where it's at, but I still have a little ways to go. But I'm not labouring, limping or favouring it, so it's definitely progressing." There are several theories why hip-flexor injuries have become the latest ailment affecting many players. From sharper blades and softer ice, to a crackdown on obstruction requiring quicker strides to training methods, there's lots of head scratching going on in the NHL.
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