PHT Morning Skate: Growing pains coming in Canucks crease


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 Canucks going with young guys Eddie Lack and Jacob Markstrom in goal means there are going to be growing pains as they become NHL regulars on the job. (The Province)

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If Martin Brodeur isn’t going to be with the New Jersey Devils next season, then where could he end up? Here are five possibilities. (

Once the new arena is built in Detroit and the Red Wings move  in there, Joe Louis Arena won’t have any new tenants until it’s torn down. That’s… Kind of sad. (Detroit Free Press)

Sure the Winnipeg Jets lost to the St. Louis Blues last night, but is there such a thing as having a “good loss” to build on? They think so in the ‘Peg. (Winnipeg Free Press)

Vladimir Tarasenko’s injury is bad for him, but for the Blues it provides a big opportunity for Dmitrij Jaskin and Magnus Paajarvi. (Post-Dispatch)

Drew McIntyre has been around and he’s psyched to have a shot to backup James Reimer in Toronto. (Toronto Sun)