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.
If you were hoping to score tickets to the Olympic semifinals, gold medal game, or any of Team Russia’s games… You’re out of luck. They’re all sold out. (Dmitri Chesnokov)
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Zach Parise reaffirms his belief that the Wild will be “much better” this season. (Winnipeg Free Press)
Tampa Bay sets up for a seven-game homestand and hopes to keep their momentum going. (Tampa Tribune)
Jared Boll returns to the Columbus lineup tonight against Buffalo. (Columbus Dispatch)
If you haven’t read enough about it being Teemu Selanne’s final season, here’s another piece out of L.A. (Los Angeles Times)
Erik Karlsson and Drew Doughty are similar in their ways, aren’t they? (Senators Extra)
Boston’s David Krejci wants to get better at the faceoff dot. (CSNNE.com)