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.
Blues coach Ken Hitchcock is doing what he can to keep his team relevant in a market that has plenty of alternatives outside of the NHL for sports fans. (Edmonton Sun)
Bruins coach Claude Julien likes Dougie Hamilton’s chances of making Boston’s roster once the lockout is over. He was also impressed by goaltending prospect Malcolm Subban. (CSNNE)
Devils goaltending prospect Scott Wedgewood will be starting his pro career in the ECHL. (New Jersey Online)
Family and friends gathered to pay their respects to former Red Wings announcer Budd Lynch, who passed away at the age of 95. (Detroit Free Press)
Senators prospect Jean-Gabriel Pageau is getting a chance to play on the same line as Jakob Silfverberg and Mika Zibanejad in the AHL. If it wasn’t for the lockout Zibanejad and Silfverberg might have both made the Senators’ opening game roster. (Ottawa Citizen)
Chris Bourque is looking forward to mentoring some of AHL Providence’s younger players. Once the lockouts over, Bourque might get a chance to play for the Boston Bruins. (CSNNE)