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.
In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Batman, the ECHL Toledo Walleye’s players will all wear batman jerseys on Nov. 22. They will face the visiting Evansville IceMen, who will naturally counter with Riddler attire. The jerseys used in the game will be auctioned off and the proceeds will benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. (Toledowalleye.com)
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Tyler Seguin, Brenden Dillon, Cody Eakin, and Jamie Benn are the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles:
Willie Mitchell thinks advanced statistics like Corsi are “going to come and go.” (Sun-Sentinel)
Highlights from the Minnesota Wild’s 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins:
The Islanders’ defense has excelled at joining the rush and that’s played a big role in the team’s early success. (Newsday)
Current Flyers GM Ron Hextall and former Kings assistant general manager talked about Los Angeles’ thinking when they agreed to the Mike Richards trade. (Philadelphia Inquirer)
Mats Zuccarello’s marker on Monday made him Norway’s all-time leader in goals scored. (Rangers.nhl.com on Twitter)