PHT Morning Skate: Where we wonder who steps up in place of Claude Giroux

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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.

Philly could stand to use a few people to step their games up with Claude Giroux out for tonight’s Game 5. (CSNPhilly.com)

The Devils are using their offense to improve their defense? What kind of trickery is this? (Fire & Ice)

The Capitals aren’t worried about Braden Holtby after their crushing loss in Game 5. (NHL.com)

The Blues sale to Tom Stillman is all but completed. (Post-Dispatch)

As for the potential sale of the Coyotes, not everything looks happy and fun with the financials. (Sportsnet)

The Lightning are all-in on goaltending heading into the NHL draft. (Tampa Tribune)

Is Joel Quenneville a candidate to be the next coach of the Canadiens? (CSNChicago.com)

San Jose Sharks season ticket prices are going up next year. (Working the Corners)

Meanwhile, Todd McLellan deserves a shot at turning things around for the Sharks. (CSNBayArea.com)

Will the Ottawa Senators come calling for Dustin Penner in free agency? GM Bryan Murray is a fan. (Ottawa Sun)

Johan Franzen is on fire… In the World Championships for Sweden. The Red Wings are probably asking where this was a few weeks ago. (Detroit Free Press)