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.
Adrian Dater compares the 2004-05 lockout to next season’s potential work stoppage. (Sports Illustrated)
NHL.com calls Martin Havlat the San Jose Sharks’ X-factor. (NHL.com)
Chris Roberts provides a comprehensive roundup of this summer’s free agent moves. (Litter Box Cats)
Linda Sparks provides a fascinating look into the history of women’s hockey. (On the Forecheck)
“The death last week of the Rangers star Don Raleigh at 86 severed another of the last links to a long-vanished world of hockey where the ice was brown, chicken-wire fencing guarded the ends of the rink and a skinny player who developed a taste for opera could make it in the NHL.”
– Jeff Z. Klein (The New York Times)
Tim Panaccio’s take on the lockout. (CSNPhilly.com)