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.
Gordie Howe is turning 85 on Sunday. As part of the celebration, he’ll attend the Chicago Blackhawks match against the Detroit Red Wings. (NHL.com)
Should the Edmonton Oilers trade Ales Hemsky to the Boston Bruins? (Edmonton Journal)
New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur hasn’t talked to the media in the morning before a game since the playoffs. He thinks that’s for the best now that he’s older. (The Star-Ledger)
The Calgary Flames’ players talk about Jarome Iginla and the trade that sent him to Pittsburgh. (Flames.nhl.com)
Meanwhile the Pittsburgh Penguins are looking forward to playing with Iginla. (Penguins.nhl.com)
Speaking of the Iginla trade, the Calgary Flames were never able to find a worthy number one center for him. Well, he has one now… (Calgary Sun)
Senators goaltender Craig Anderson isn’t likely to return from his ankle injury in time for Ottawa’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday. (Ottawa Citizen)