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.
Martin Brodeur’s new mask with the St. Louis Blues is clearly modeled after his old Devils’ gear. It’s got the team logo up the middle and flames on the sides, but while its familiar in that regard, seeing it in blue and with St. Louis’ note is strange (you can view more pictures at InGoal Magazine):
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The Sith Lord and Lord Stanley meet:
Highlights from Buffalo’s 2-1 shootout win against Tampa Bay:
Toronto earned a 5-3 victory over Dallas last night, but Leafs coach Randy Carlyle isn’t happy with the team’s sloppy play. (MapleLeafs.nhl.com)
Montreal Canadiens legend Jean Beliveau passed away on Tuesday. Mike Milbury and Jeremy Roenick reflected on the kind of man and player he was:
Beliveau’s career was so successful that it’s hard to select just five highlights, but NHL.com picked out good ones. (NHL.com)
This year is the 30th anniversary of the Pittsburgh Penguins drafting Mario Lemieux. J. Brady McCollough wrote a detailed report on Lemieux’s time with the Penguins to mark the occasion. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Here’s a look back at San Jose’s 2-1 win over Philadelphia: