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.
Andrej Meszaros was Boston’s one pickup at the trade deadline to help out their ailing blue line. Joe Haggerty says it’s not enough for a team looking to win the Stanley Cup. (CSNNE.com)
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Habs goalie Dustin Tokarski was a stud last night stopping 39 shots in Montreal’s shootout win. His reason for success? His lucky posts. (Montreal Gazette)
In case you were wondering, the Jets won’t be calling Alex Burmistrov back for any help with Mark Scheifele out with an injury. (Winnipeg Free Press)
The St. Louis Blues give up an average of 26.4 shots per game. That’s down eight shots from what Ryan Miller faced in Buffalo and he’ll need to get used to that lack of action. (Post-Dispatch)
Finally, if you’ve been missing NHL Revealed lately, here’s their look at what went down when Jaromir Jagr scored his 700th career goal.