PHT Morning Skate: Galchenyuk getting noticed by Team USA

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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.

One area Team USA could use a little help with for the 2014 Winter Olympics is at forward. Montreal Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk is playing well enough to land on the radar to be a possible selection. (NHL.com)

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Winnipeg Jets coach Claude Noel wasn’t too happy with their shootout loss to Colorado. “I don’t deal in moral victories, I deal in reality. .500 isn’t good enough.” Reality bites, it seems. (Winnipeg Sun)

The Devils’ Peter DeBoer would love nothing more than to frustrate the Penguins yet again when they face off tonight. (Star-Ledger)

The St. Louis Blues are winning a lot this season so why aren’t they selling out any games? (Post-Dispatch)

The road ahead for the Edmonton Oilers isn’t going to get any easier. Uh oh. (Edmonton Journal)