PHT Morning Skate: Stanley Cup Final, Bernier trade dominates talk

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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.

Boston Bruins forward Chris Kelly might take on an expanded role if Patrice Bergeron ends up missing Game 6 due to an undisclosed injury. (CSN New England)

The Chicago Blackhawks have a 3-2 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final, but they know the Bruins are more than capable of bouncing back. (CSN Chicago)

New York Post writer Larry Brooks had some heated exchanges with former Rangers head coach John Tortorella, but he still wishes Tortorella the best in Vancouver. (Vancouver Sun)

Buildings light up in support of the Bruins and Blackhawks. (Puck Daddy)

Breaking down the New York Rangers. (

Not everyone in Toronto is happy about the Toronto Maple Leafs’ decision to acquire goaltender Jonathan Bernier from the Los Angeles Kings. The reason? James Reimer. (Leafs Nation)

Still, there are reasons to like this deal from the Maple Leafs’ perspective. (Toronto Star)

While we’re on the subject of the Leafs, could the Colorado Avalanche offer them forward Paul Stastny in a trade for Dion Phaneuf? (Denver Post)

Highlights from Chicago’s 3-1 victory over Boston: