PHT Morning Skate: When Metta World Peace met the Stanley Cup

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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.

While the L.A. Kings aren’t partying with the Stanley Cup, it gave the L.A. Lakers a chance to see it and Metta World Peace (aka: Ron Artest) ate almonds out of it and wondered if George Washington ever touched it. Sorry Metta, that’s a “no.” (Twitter via Arash Markazi)

So how about the Edmonton Oilers’ blue line depth? Is there any? (Edmonton Journal)

Goalie fight! Senators prospect Robin Lehner had himself a feisty weekend in Binghamton dropping the gloves with the Lightning’s Riku Helenius in the AHL. (Senators Extra)

Is Mikko Koivu off to play in Finland? (Rotoworld)

Here’s a fun story about the Maple Leafs team doctor who made Stanley Cup history. (Globe And Mail)

Here’s more fretting over whether or not the fans will return after this lockout. (Edmonton Journal)

FYI: Today is Day 37 of the lockout. “37? In a row?”