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.
We’re coming up on the 25th anniversary of Wayne Gretzky getting traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings. Sportsnet has taking a look back at that historic move. (Part 1/Part 2/Part 3)
The Kings didn’t just get Gretzky. Retired NHL forward Mike Krushelnyski talks about the deal from the perspective of one of the guys that was shipped to Los Angeles with The Great One. (LA Kings Insider)
A bit about what Gretzky meant to the City of Edmonton. (Edmonton Journal)
Moving away from The Trade, Jujhar Khaira has signed an entry-level contract with the Oilers. The 18-year-old forward had six goals and 25 points in 37 games with Michigan Tech last season. (NHL.com)
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Michal Rozsival got his day with the Stanley Cup. (CSN Chicago)
Todd Woodcroft has been selected as the Scouting Director for the Calgary Flames. (Flames.nhl.com)