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.
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The San Jose Sharks have to use goaltender Alex Stalock a lot more if they want him to be a restricted free agent this summer. (CSN Bay Area)
The start of Justin Schultz’s career has been a trial by fire. (Edmonton Journal)
The Nashville Predators have fought their way back into the race for a playoff spot. (The Tennessean)
The Carolina Hurricanes’ top line has been very good lately. It’s been their second unit of Jordan Staal, Elias Lindholm, and Jeff Skinner that’s been the X-factor. (News & Observer)
James Neal is on a goal scoring slump and recently he’s been having a bit of trouble getting shots to the net to begin with. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
Highlights from Washington’s 6-5 overtime win over Detroit: