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.
Frederik Andersen has a special mask for Sunday’s Teemu Tribute Night:
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Is it time for the Edmonton Oilers to cut their losses and trade Nail Yakupov? (Edmonton Journal)
Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews talked about what J.P. Parise, who passed away at the age of 73, meant to him and other young hockey players growing up:
Defenseman Adam Larsson, 22, is looking like one of the big benefactors of the New Jersey Devils’ coaching change. (The Bergen Record)
Drew Doughty wants to be involved in the only aspect of the game Los Angeles hasn’t been using him in: the shootout. (LA Kings Insider)
The AHL Hershey Bears will feature Nathan Walker, who was the first Australian player to be drafted by an NHL team, in a snow globes giveaway. Inside is Walker standing next to a kangaroo. (CSN Washington)