PHT Morning Skate: Jimmy Fallon examines pros, cons of hockey in Vegas

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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.

Jimmy Fallon looks at the pros and cons of putting a hockey team in Las Vegas:

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Rob Rossi wrote a great piece on Pascal Dupuis after he was diagnosed with a blood clot in his lung. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

Highlights from the New York Rangers’ 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers:

Where do the San Jose Sharks stand with a quarter of their season in the books? (San Jose Mercury News)

While we’re on the subject, here’s a look back at the first fourth of the Boston Bruins’ season. (Boston Globe)

KHL fans reportedly got into trouble over their celebration of a hat trick. (Puck Daddy)

The Colorado Avalanche know they need to do a better job of defending the Pepsi Center. (Denver Post)