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.
Steve Simmons doesn’t think a big market team like the Toronto Maple Leafs is likely to see an on-ice benefit from the new CBA. Of course, they haven’t exactly done well ever since the salary cap was first implemented. (Toronto Sun)
NHL.com is listing off the best players based on the first letter of their last names. They’ve already covered A through I. (NHL.com)
A look at blueliner Brendan Smith. The Detroit Red Wings have high hopes for him. (Detroit Free Press)
It’s been 40 years since Paul Henderson scored the game-winning goal in Game 8 of the Canada-USSR 1972 Summit Series. (Calgary Sun)
Jose Theodore admits that he’s worried about the CBA negotiations dragging out. (Miami Herald)
John Kreiser offered up his list of the Top 10 NHL captains of all-time. Current NHLers Shane Doan and Sidney Crosby made the cut. (NHL.com)