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.
Helene Elliott goes in-depth with the process of etching names onto the Stanley Cup. Luckily, the NHL doesn’t trust the job to a soulless machine; we all know that Terminator robots would hold the Cup hostage if that happened. (The Los Angeles Times)
The Columbus Blue Jackets were excited to brag about their (Ricky-Williams-type-trade-proof) 2012 first-rounder Ryan Murray’s strong start in a WHL game last night. Unfortunately, they might have jinxed the Everett Silvertips because they went from a 6-3 lead to losing 7-6 via a shootout. (CBJ feed/game recap)
Donald Fehr defends players’ choices to play overseas. (Puck Daddy)
Bruce Arthur is the latest to chime in on the NHL and NHLPA’s battle in the court of public opinion. (The National Post)
Meanwhile Cassie McClellan takes a personal look at that moment. Was it just a cheap marketing ploy, a big moment for women’s hockey … or perhaps both? (Raw Charge)
It sounds like Patrick Kane is working on his skating during the offseason. (Chicago Tribune)