PHT Morning Skate: Where youth movement elevates Chicago


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 race for the Calder Trophy is looking wide open. (Edmonton Journal)

Panthers coach Kevin Dineen feels his team gets “no respect” from the referees, but he also believes “it’s our fault.” (Sun Sentinel)

Meanwhile Panthers goaltender Jose Theodore (groin) is hoping to return before the end of the season. (Miami Herald)

Washington Capitals forward Mike Ribeiro will play in Montreal tonight for just the second time since he was traded in 2006. (CSN Washington)

The Winnipeg Jets are doing just as bad defensively as they did in 2011-12. (Winnipeg Sun)

Evgeni Nabokov is talking about a contract extension with the New York Islanders, but for now the 37-year-old goaltender is just enjoying the battle for a playoff spot. (New York Newsday)

The Chicago Blackhawks latest youth movement has been a big part of the team’s success this season. (CSN Chicago)

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (lower body) took part in Monday’s practice. He sidestepped the question on when he might return, saying “it’ll be up to the coach.” (