PHT Morning Skate: Putin vs. Poutine

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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.

Fans made the Vladimir Putin – poutine connection on at least two occasions during the 2015 World Junior Championship gold-medal game between Canada and Russia (which Canada won).

As usual, the Internet got weird about it.

*shudders* Moving on …

Connor McDavid had high praise for Sam Reinhart –

Brent Burns’ love of locker room pizza continues

The Vancouver Canucks had a prank for Eddie Lack on his birthday: