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.
Joe Frazier wasn’t a hockey legend, but he was a Philadelphia legend who had a special place in the Flyers’ hearts as well, especially when Ray Emery was in town. Rest in peace, Champ. (NBC Sports)
Want to melt your brain on win statistics so far this season? Pension Plan Puppets has your hookup. Do not read before caffeinated. (PPP)
Claude Noel does not want to move Dustin Byfuglien back to forward. Say, I don’t suppose Buff misses Craig Ramsay now does he? (Winnipeg Sun)
Curious what the Canadiens would look like all mustachioed for Movember? No, they all won’t look like the Mario Bros. before eating a mushroom. (All-Habs)
While Tim Connolly is banged up for the Leafs, Joe Colborne is making his mark in Toronto’s farm system. “Thank you, Kaberle” has an awkward ring to it. (NHL)
The Capitals are mailing it in on fighting this year. Add them to the list with Tampa Bay and Detroit. We bet D.J. King would’ve liked a heads up on this development. (CSNWashington.com)
Daniel Alfredsson had himself an Ice Cube day coming back from his concussion. For you fans that don’t know 90s rap, he had a good day. (Senators Extra)
Adrian Dater ran into former Wings forward Darren McCarty at the pawn shop where “Hardcore Pawn” is filmed. Make your own punchline if you want to. Tread carefully. (All Things Avs)
Finally, Al Montoya may have taken a bit of a beating last night, but he will do his job lying down. Seriously.