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 are people that would love to ride on a Zamboni and then there’s this guy:
(H/T Puck Daddy)
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The Edmonton Oilers played shorthanded for about 20 seconds early in the third period on Wednesday. They weren’t killing a penalty so you can chalk this one up to an error in counting:
Speaking of the Oilers, head coach Dallas Eakins has broken up the former top line of Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle. (Edmonton Journal)
Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock shared his thoughts on the challenges of building a team identity and training younger players to maintain a high compete level. (Winnipeg Sun)
Peter Forsberg talks about what being inducted into the Hall of Fame means to him. (Washington Times)
Russia has come out ahead in this year’s Super Series. (NHL.com)
This fan took a do-it-yourself approach to updating his jersey: