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.
The Buffalo Sabres’ Ville Leino is questionable for Sunday’s game due to a “nagging injury.” (The Buffalo News)
The young Edmonton Oilers are getting ready to start their season on Sunday. Justin Schultz and Nail Yakupov will be making their NHL debuts. (Edmonton Journal)
Tomas Vokoun will make his first appearance with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
Jarome Iginla is optimistic about the Calgary Flames’ chances going into his contract year. (Calgary Sun)
Islanders coach Jack Capuano wasn’t on the bench Saturday “due to medical reasons.” The Islanders wouldn’t go into details, but he is reportedly dealing with kidney stones. (ESPN)
Former 56-goal scorer Jonathan Cheechoo has inked a tryout agreement with the AHL Oklahoma City Barons. The Barons are affiliated with the Edmonton Oilers. (Nick Kypreos)