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.
Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard thinks “the sky’s the limit” for defenseman Danny DeKeyser. (Detroit News)
Ryan MacInnis, the son of Hall of Fame defenseman Al MacInnis, has signed with the OHL Kitchener Rangers. (Flames.nhl.com)
Speaking of the famous father’s of young hockey players, Martin Brodeur was able to watch his 18-year-old son Anthony Brodeur play in training camp on Tuesday. That was a rare opportunity for the elder Brodeur, who wasn’t able to see his son’s games very often when he was in high school. The New Jersey Devils took Anthony in the seventh round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. (Ottawa Citizen)
After going minus-72 (that’s not a typo) in 2011-12, Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Connor Brown is looking to end his final campaign with the OHL Erie Otters as a plus player. (Toronto Sun)
On Dec. 13, the Buffalo Sabres’ AHL-affiliate in Rochester will play in an outdoor game at Frontier Field. The Lake Erie Monsters will be the visiting team. (NHL.com)
There are plenty of questions surrounding the Carolina Hurricanes going into the 2013-14 campaign. (News & Observer)