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.
There’s never a dull moment when you follow Florida Panthers’ goaltender Roberto Luongo’s popular @Strombone1 Twitter account. On Sunday night he posted his halloween costume. In case you can’t make it out, Luongo is posting alongside a woman, who appears to be his wife Gina, in a “deer in headlights” ensemble.
Good news for fans of the movie Dumb and Dumber and Cam Neely – the Boston Bruins executive is reprising his role of Sea Bass in the upcoming sequel Dumb and Dumber To. (TSN)
Seattle has long been rumored a destination for either NHL expansion or relocation. According to a report, expansion fees for a Seattle-based team would be in the $400 million range based on the recent sales of the New York Islanders and Arizona Coyotes. (Seattle Times)
Montreal Canadiens P.K. Subban and Brendan Gallagher compete in bobbing for apples – there’s a lot of cheating going on here:
Until Sunday’s games, the NHL was enjoying a suspension-free start to the season; however, thanks to the Sharks’ John Scott, who appeared to leave the bench to start a fight Sunday night, that could be all over. As Greg Wyshynski points out, until last night, more beat writers had been suspended. (Puck Daddy)
There’s an old running joke that players in a contract year tends to produce at a higher pace than a player in the middle of a deal. Well now there’s some numbers to break it down. (The News & Observer)