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.
The Anaheim Ducks started Jonas Hiller on Tuesday, but Viktor Fasth might get a shot before their series against Detroit is over. (Detroit News)
Anze Kopitar will be looking for the Los Angeles Kings to do better when it comes to special teams after their 2-1 overtime loss in Game 1 of their series against the St. Louis Blues. (LA Kings Insider)
Peter Karmanos is looking to sell the ECHL Florida Everblades, but that doesn’t mean he plans on shopping the Carolina Hurricanes next. (News & Observer)
Now that they’ve been eliminated from the playoffs, the Dallas Stars have revealed that Jamie Benn had been playing through a wrist injury. (The Dallas Morning News)
What were the two best games of the Washington Capitals’ 2013 campaign? (CSN Washington)
Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson was stunning in the regular season. Perhaps the 31-year-old will finally be a major part in a deep playoff run. (Ottawa Sun)
Will San Jose forward Patrick Marleau prove to be the difference in the Sharks’ series against the Vancouver Canucks? (CSN Bay Area)
Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle has been impressed by Joffrey Lupul in his second stint as the forward’s bench boss. “He is a much more mature athlete,” Carlyle said, who previously coached Lupul in Anaheim. “Much more understanding of where he is at in his career. I don’t think he takes anything for granted anymore.” (Toronto Sun)
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