PHT Morning Skate: Selanne not exactly saying he’ll stay in Anaheim all year


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.

Ducks GM says that Teemu Selanne is “untouchable” for trades, but Selanne says, “We still have time to go” before ruling out being traded to a Cup contender. Hmm… (Calgary Sun)

Buffalo News columnist Jerry Sullivan is tired of hearing Sabres owner Terry Pegula’s excuses and wants action. Someone’s pretty eager for trade deadline day. (Buffalo News)

Meanwhile, the Sabres have lost eight in a row on the road and can’t score goals to save their life there. That’s not going to help them against Detroit. (Buffalo News)

You might think all of the Bruins are goon-ish kinds of players, but Daniel Paille would beg to differ. (

David Perron is getting a bit more comfortable back on the ice and that can only mean good things for St. Louis. (Post-Dispatch)

The Ducks are on a win streak and it’s all thanks to… Jason Blake? You better believe it. (OC Register)

You don’t ask about Fight Club and you don’t ask the Red Wings about their 14-game home winning streak either. (Detroit Free Press)

Finally, Antti Niemi’s save on Patrick Kane has Kane wondering just what he’s got to do to score a goal. He’s only got one goal in his last 13 games. (, NHL)