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.
Sidney Crosby served as the coach during a Penguins’ informal skate. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Ryan O’Byrne has also decided to try his hand at coaching during the lockout, but that’s about the only thing similar about these two stories. O’Byrne has joined the Victoria Grizzlies of the British Columbia Hockey League as an assistant coach and will fill that role until the lockout ends. (Vancouver Sun)
Toby Enstrom and Alex Steen might end up signing with the Swedish Elite League’s Modo. (Winnipeg Sun)
Team Canada from the 1972 Summit Series have gotten a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame. (Sportsnet)
IIHF president Rene Fasel recently spoke about the influx of locked-out North American players to Europe. (The Globe and Mail)
Could prospect Elias Lindholm be the next Peter Forsberg? (NHL.com)