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.
When Jaromir Jagr played in the 2012 Winter Classic for Philadelphia, his day was short-lived after suffering an injury in the first period. This time around playing at Yankee Stadium, he said he had a “secret” method to avoid the same fate. (The Star-Ledger)
Jagr also talked about passing Mario Lemieux for 10th all-time on the NHL assist list:
Jagr now 10th on all-time assists. “Seems like every game the media asks about it, do I know where I am [on all-time lists] (1/2)
I think we can all get behind Jagr playing for as long as he wants. What a guy.
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Ryan Miller trade rumors are heating up and the St. Louis Blues are believed to be a potential landing spot. (Post-Dispatch)
Devan Dubnyk hopes things aren’t as weird when the Predators return to Edmonton in March. (Edmonton Journal)
It’s going to be interesting to see if Hammond can replicate the success he had last season, when he came out of nowhere to go 20-1-2 with a 1.79 GAA and .941 save percentage, and finish seventh in Vezina voting.