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.
New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist knows that eventually he’ll get to a point where he’ll stop replaying Alec Martinez’s Stanley Cup-winning goal in his head, but it hasn’t happened yet. “It kills you, but you just have to get up and try and do it again,” he said. (Newsday)
The Pittsburgh Penguins have begun the process of interviewing potential head coaches. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
An overtime goal by Travis Morin in Game 4 has put the Texas Stars just one victory away from winning the Calder Cup. (AHL.com)
The Colorado Avalanche have set themselves up for another potentially heated round of negotiations with forward Ryan O’Reilly after filing for club-elected arbitration, but is keeping him even in their best interests? (Denver Post)
Rangers coach Alain Vigneault admitted that he’s got a player he’s leaning towards when it comes to who he will select to serve as the team’s new captain, but he isn’t ready to reveal his choice. Defenseman Ryan McDonagh is believed to be the frontrunner though. (Newsday)
What’s in store for the Calgary Flames this summer? (Calgary Sun)