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.
The Capitals, on the other hand, all felt it was a great hit. From GM George McPhee to coach Adam Oates to Alex Ovechkin. (CSNWashington.com)
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Detroit Red Wings’ Riley Sheahan says he feels comfortable with all the other Grand Rapids Griffins to play with after being called up. Know who probably doesn’t feel so hot about it? Red Wings fans. (Detroit Free Press)
Stars defenseman Sergei Gonchar says he doesn’t feel worthy of being picked for the Russian Olympic team. That’s very humble and all, Sergei, but they can probably almost certainly use you. (Sun Sports)
Give it up to Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville for becoming the fourth-winningest coach in league history. (CSNChicago.com)
Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle said they were “embarrassed” at home by the Florida Panthers. It’s getting ugly in Toronto. (TSN)
Good news for the Lightning: Victor Hedman could be back on Thursday. (Tampa Tribune)