PHT Morning Skate: St. Louis Rams WR explains his Ducks tattoo


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.

St. Louis Rams wide receiver Austin Pettis explains his Anaheim Ducks tattoo, which made an appearance on Monday Night Football and sheds light on other hockey fans inside the Rams locker room.

Calgary Flames forward Josh Jooris’ call up forces his dad to cancel a trip to Europe. (Calgary Herald)

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Anyone remember playing NHL ’94? Well the National Hockey League took Phil Kessel’s Tuesday night overtime goal and had a little fun with it for their throwback Thursday post on Instagram.

With the Edmonton Oilers losing all four games to start the season in epic fashion, The Hockey News’ Adam Proteau writes it’s time for GM Craig MacTavish to make a major move and deal one of the franchise’s elite players. (THN)

The Ontario Hockey League’s Niagara IceDogs sported some interesting jerseys during the team’s pre-game skate Thursday.

With the Detroit Red Wings set to start a home and home on back-to-back nights beginning Friday with the Toronto Maple Leafs rumors of coach Mike Babcock ending up behind the Leafs bench aren’t going away any time soon. (The Globe and Mail)