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.
Bill Simmons has some harsh words for unimpeachable NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. (Grantland)
Mike Richards was baffled by that two-week moratorium thing, so he’s probably pleased that it was only really an eight-day one. (Mayor’s Manor)
Jussi Rynnas suffered a groin injury that is expected to sideline him for a couple weeks. (TSN’s Jonas Siegel)
Barry Brust might just break an AHL record. (NHL.com)
In honor of Joe Sakic’s retirement, the best players representing each jersey number, from No. 1-19. (Mile High Hockey)
Your morning fight video. (Puck Daddy)
Steve Simmons doesn’t care who “wins” the CBA negotiations or what the details end up being, he’s “anti-everyone involved.” (The Toronto Sun)