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.
Defenseman Seth Jones approached EA Sports about the possibility of getting his likeness in NHL ’14 and they agreed. The 18-year-old fan of the video game series was taken by the Nashville Predators with the fourth overall pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. (NHL.com)
Martin Brodeur showed off the mask he plans to wear during the 2013-14 campaign. (Martin Brodeur on Twitter)
A look back at the New Jersey Devils’ eventful summer. (Bergen Record)
As was the case last season, the Nashville Predators’ offense is a serious concern going into 2013-14. (The Tennessean)
Forward Brian Gibbons, 25, has inked a one-year, two-way extension with the Pittsburgh Penguins. (McKeesport Daily News)
A detailed analysis of 26-year-old defenseman Alec Martinez. (LA Kings Insider)
There aren’t too many Swiss players in the NHL, which means that 20-year-old forward Nino Niederreiter might participate in the 2014 Winter Olympics. If nothing else, he’s been asked to attend Switzerland’s orientation camp. (Pioneer Press)
Image courtesy of Brodeur’s Twitter account.