PHT Morning Skate: Where Dennis Wideman’s name keeps popping up for Detroit


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.

We know the Red Wings have money to spend and defensive holes to fill so of course Dennis Wideman will keep getting brought up. (Detroit Free Press)

If you didn’t think the Rangers were still hot after Rick Nash, don’t worry about it, they are. (New York Post)

There’s even more speculation about the Maple Leafs targeting Roberto Luongo. (Toronto Sun)

The Blue Jackets want you to “Join The Battle” for next season. (Columbus Dispatch)

The Lightning’s aim in getting Anders Lindback was clear: Get better in goal. (Tampa Tribune)

Danny Briere found the Stanley Cup finals awfully tough to watch. (

The Sabres have more than a few options to use in the draft with the extra picks they’ve got. (Buffalo News)

Luc Robitaille helped contribute to the Kings’ Cup run by putting a lucky penny in the ice at Staples Center, among others. Safe to say they worked… If you buy into that sort of thing. (L.A. Kings Insider)