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.
Blues prospect Vladimir Tarasenko has been assigned to the AHL, but he might still return to Russia in the event of a lockout. (Jeremy Rutherford)
Martin Brodeur said the current CBA situation is “unbelievable.” He thought he was “home free” after the 2004-05 lockout, but he’s back in this situation again. (The Bergen Record)
Need a Q&A about the looming lockout? (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
Don’t expect Ryan Getzlaf to sign a new contract before the current CBA expires. (Orange County Register)
For that matter, Jamie Benn probably won’t sign on Saturday either. (Dallas News)
Braden Holtby is among the players the Washington Capitals sent to the minors as the team prepares for the lockout. (CSNWashington)