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.
New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur understands Cory Schneider’s frustration over his lack of playing time. In fact, Brodeur thinks it’s normal given where Schneider is at his career relative to his age. (The Bergen Record)
Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis shone after being moved to the second defensive pairing last night. (The Tennessean)
Is Corey Crawford being overlooked when it comes to the Olympic discussion for Team Canada? (Calgary Herald)
New York Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky is scheduled to meet with a neurologist at some point next week. If all goes well, he might get the greenlight to resume skating. (Newsday)
Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane has known for a while that Calgary’s Reto Berra has the potential to make it as an NHL goaltender. Kane got a chance to see him play up close when they both played for Biel in the Swiss League during the lockout. (Caglary Sun)
Speaking of Kane, the 25-year-old might still have some untapped upside. (ESPN.com)
Highlights from Detroit’s 6-1 win over Boston: