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.
We’re STILL waiting for the Tesla coils to be put to use in Tampa. Our Edison conspiracy theories grow by the day. (Lightning)
Jonathan Quick’s second straight shutout was extra special for being his 100th career victory. (L.A. Kings Insider)
Dany Heatley scored with 1.2 seconds left to tie the Oilers and the Wild won in a shootout. That’s a bad night to be an Oiler. (Russo’s Rants)
Carolina dangler and Finnish stud Jussi Jokinen is a big… Baseball fan? Whaaaat? (Ice Chips)
2004 first round pick Kris Chucko calls it a career thanks to… Yup, concussions. (Globe And Mail)
Ever get frustrated about goalie interference penalties? Sure you have and here’s why it’s so tricky. (Defending Big D)
Bruce Boudreau says we can infer anything we want about Jay Beagle’s injury. OK, we think it’s a concussion. (Washington Post)
Nathan Horton is sorry about hurting his team the other night against Carolina. Puppy dog eyes in full effect. (CSNNE.com)
Guys, don’t worry. Edmonton’s oil derrick for introductions is back in commission. Introductions can be fun again. (Oilers)
FIGHT! Check out Colton Orr and Shawn Thornton violently hug it out in Boston last night.
Wayne Gretzky has hockey in his blood forever. There’s only one drug test for that and it involves poutine and it’s administered by Gordie Howe. (Edmonton Journal)
Hal Gill says the Canadiens aren’t doing things the right way. At 6’7″ tall, he should know, he can see it all from high above. (Montreal Gazette)