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.
For two years, Lightning rookie defenseman Mark Barberio has let his hair grow out and a few weeks ago said he’d only get it cut after he scored his first NHL goal. Yesterday, he scored two goals against Carolina and now has to set a date with a hair dresser. (The Tampa Tribune)
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Alex Steen is back from his concussion but he wants more from himself. (Post-Dispatch)
Winnipeg’s James Wright is just begging to score a goal. (Winnipeg Sun)
Ottawa coach Paul MacLean is hoping rest can help his team out. (Ottawa Sun)
The Bruins are holding steady without Dennis Seidenberg. They’ll have to find a way to make it last. (CSNNE.com)
Canucks coach John Tortorella will meet with the league today, but should Flames coach Bob Hartley escape punishment, too? (The Province)
Ryane Clowe is picking things up lately in New Jersey. (Star-Ledger)