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.
Prior to Game 5 an Anaheim Ducks fan on reddit vowed to get a tattoo of the classic Mighty Ducks logo with the words “Corey Perry Is a Saint” written around it. Well the Ducks won 3-2 in overtime on Sunday to advance to the Western Conference final and the fan made good on his promise. (Bar Down)
With Alex Ovechkin guaranteeing a Washington Capitals win in Game 7 tonight, Matt Larkin over at The Hockey News looks at the history of guaranteeing victory in sports. (The Hockey News)
Speaking of Ovechkin’s guarantee, Caps’ coach Barry Trotz applauded his captain for the confident comments.
A fan used his new Apple Watch to track his heart rate during the Rangers’ Game 6 victory on Sunday. (Puck Daddy)
According to Keith Jones, a combination of time off and confidence from Game 6 could prove beneficial for the Capitals especially against a Rangers team full of momentum.