PHT Morning Skate: Blown leads and hurt feelings

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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.

It’s probably for the best that you don’t ask Max Pacioretty where Zdeno Chara is. Paul Gaustad found that out last night. (Buffalo News)

The Blackhawks aren’t happy about a blown call that helped lead to their overtime loss to Vancouver. (CSNChicago.com)

The Leafs’ loss to the Penguins had both a blown three goal lead and a bad call that ultimately cost the Leafs the game. Paging Brian Burke! (TSN)

Adrian Dater wasn’t very impressed with Semyon Varlamov’s performance last night against Edmonton. (All Things Avs)

Ray Ferraro got busted calling out Paul Martin when he thought he wasn’t on the air. Whoops. (Pensblog)

Martin Brodeur is going to get ridden line a mule down the stretch. Good thing he’s used to that sort of thing. (The Star-Ledger)

Are Bryan Allen and Hal Gill on the Flyers’ trade radar? (Philly Inquirer)

Andrew Cogliano’s hat trick may have been natural, but he says it was ugly. (OC Register)

Condolences to Phil Esposito’s family on the passing of his daughter Carrie. Carrie was also married to former Lightning forward Alexander Selivanov. (Lightning)

Finally, we think Detroit’s Jan Mursak may have been hooked at some point here against Calgary. (NHL)