PHT Morning Skate: Where the dominoes keep falling


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.

Ed Willes dusts off a Barney reference while openly wondering why the Vancouver Canucks inspire so much hate. (Vancouver Province)

Martin Havlat discusses his double OT-winning goal from last night. (

There’s reason to believe that Brent Sutter isn’t the only noteworthy “domino to fall” for the Calgary Flames organization. (Calgary Herald)

Joe Haggerty provides his 15 thoughts on Game 1 between the Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals. (

The Florida Panthers earned 18 charity points during the regular season, with 11 shootout defeats. The latter part might explain why Harvey Fialkov reports the Panthers are relieved that shootouts are over with. (Florida Sun-Sentinel)

Wearing out Kris Letang is a big part of the Philadelphia Flyers’ strategy against the Pittsburgh Penguins. (

The Sharks’ depth was a big difference-maker in their win last night. (ESPN)

Josh Cooper discusses how the Nashville Predators can get Alexander Radulov going. (The Tennessean)

Stu Hackel provides an update on the Montreal Canadiens’ GM search. (Hockey Inside/Out)

Mike Richards is emerging as a leader for the Los Angeles Kings. (