PHT’s Morning Skate: World’s oldest hockey stick up for auction

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.

The Canucks outshot the Rangers but unfortunately Roberto Luongo thought he was playing the game in Boston. Damn flashbacks. (Globe And Mail)

While Vancouver suffers, the Rangers saw Brad Richards feed Marian Gaborik a goal for the third time this year and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 40 shots in a 4-0 shutout. That’ll do. (Ranger Rants)

Meanwhile, check out the snazzy hat on Lundqvist during post game. (via @adam_cg on Twitter)

The Rangers sure thought Ryan Kesler looked good in his first game back. (The Tennessean)

The Blue Jackets have won just one game in regulation their last 28 games. Holy crap that’s terrible. (NBC Sports)

Chicago showed Phoenix that they’re a bit better than the Jets winning 5-2. (

Anze Kopitar and Simon Gagne helped make the Blues look silly winning 5-0 in L.A. (L.A. Times)

Calgary hasn’t traded everyone away yet. Good thing too since they beat Edmonton late. (Edmonton Journal)

It’s looking like Montreal’s Andrei Markov won’t be back before November. (Sun Media)

The world’s oldest hockey stick is up for auction. It dates back to the 1830’s. Think you’ve got the bucks to get it? Good luck.

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Flyers rookies rule against Ottawa. Matt Read had four points while Sean Couturier and Harry Zolnierczyk got their first NHL goals. (

Is Columbus shopping around to break their slump? Desperation is a stinky cologne. (Pierre LeBrun)

Jonathan Toews had himself a game in the faceoff circle and beyond. (@BrianHedger)

Finally, here’s a look at the sights and sounds around the league from Tuesday night’s action.

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