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.
Thomas Vanek might be a former Minnesota Golden Gopher, but the lockout has him thinking of going back home to Austria. (Niagara Gazette)
Former Jackets coach Scott Arniel is itching to get going in the AHL with the Chicago Wolves. (The Province)
Terry Murray is looking to do the same in Glens Falls, NY with the Adirondack Phantoms, his fifth stint with the Flyers organization. (Philly.com)
Dustin Byfuglien wants to be in the Norris Trophy discussion. (Winnipeg Sun)
David Clarkson is cool with staying at home for now. (Fire & Ice)
Sabres assistant coach is used to all this lockout stuff both as a player and now behind the bench. (Winnipeg Sun)
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is itching to get things started in Oklahoma City during the lockout. (Globe And Mail)