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.
Mike Fisher feels like the players are negotiating with themselves. (The Tennessean)
Mats Sundin has confirmed that he will take part in the upcoming Hockey Hall of Fame Legends Classic. That game will take place on Nov. 11 and will also feature the rest of the 2012 Hall of Fame class — Adam Oates, Joe Sakic, and Pavel Bure. (NHL.com)
If you haven’t heard, Glendale city manager Horatio Skeete wants to change the terms of their $300 million, 20-year arena payment plan before finalizing the deal with prospective Coyotes buyer Greg Jamison. Skeete was hoping to finalize the numbers this week, but it looks like the Coyotes deal won’t be finished today. (Scott Burnside
Eight Florida Panthers players have cleared waivers and been assigned to AHL San Antonio. Florida, like every team, is getting their roster in order before the current CBA expires on Saturday. (Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel)
Calgary Flames owner Murray Edwards is reportedly one of the key people in the league’s side of the CBA negotiations. (Calgary Sun)
Joel Ward had off-season surgery to repair a sports hernia, but he thinks he’ll be fine for opening night. Now we just need to figure out when the season will start… (NHL.com)