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.
Ottawa Senators goaltender Robin Lehner wasn’t happy with his team’s effort in their 4-1 loss to Carolina on Sunday. He said they need more than just “glimpses where we’re pretty good” if they want to think about advancing to the postseason. (Ottawa Citizen)
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The Winnipeg Jets are about to start a critical six-game road trip. (Winnipeg Sun)
Henrik Lundqvist played in almost every Rangers game last season, but he doesn’t have any objections to getting a somewhat lighter workload in 2013-14. (New York Daily News)
The Pittsburgh Penguins like how forward Joe Vitale has responded since spending a game as a healthy scratch on Nov. 16. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Edmonton Oilers rookie Will Acton has been studying teammate Boyd Gordon in an effort to improve on the draw. (Edmonton Journal)
Goaltender Joey MacDonald has been great since the Calgary Flames placed him on waivers and sent him to the minors. (AHL.com)