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.
Sportsnet.ca readers ranked Mats Sundin as the greatest player in Toronto Maple Leafs history. (Sportsnet)
Nail Yakupov hasn’t been able to find the back of the net in the KHL since returning from the Subway Super Series. All the same, he has 10 goals and 18 points in 19 KHL games. (Edmonton Sun)
Hampus Lindholm, who the Anaheim Ducks took with the sixth overall pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, is getting used to hockey and meals in North American. (Ducks.nhl.com)
Henrik Lundqvist wants to see owners of teams “carrying the league financially to get involved” in the CBA negotiations. (Lundqvist’s official Twitter feed)
What impact will this lockout have on the NHL brand? (Sportsnet)
Somewhere between 35 to 40 players will be invited to try out for Team Canada in the upcoming 2013 world junior hockey championship. That number would have been no more than 28 if the ongoing lockout wasn’t causing so much uncertainty as to who will and won’t be available. (Edmonton Journal)