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.
After a brief jaunt with the St. Louis Blues, Martin Brodeur is hanging up his leg pads and taking a front office job. Let’s take a look at some of what’s been said and written about the departing legend in a special Marty-heavy edition of the PHT Morning Skate.
Martin Brodeur: By the Numbers. (Greatest Hockey Legends)
Brodeur retired to take a job in the Blues’ front office. Shouldn’t he be getting such a gig with the New Jersey Devils instead? (In Lou We Trust)
Patrick Roy’s take on Brodeur retiring. (Puck Daddy)
Apparently the Blues gave Brodeur a very “St. Louis” goodbye message. (St. Louis Game Time)
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NBCSN shared two videos on Brodeur last night.
First, here’s a collection of reactions from players and coaches:
Finally, Mike Milbury and Keith Jones share some memories:
A few non-Brodeur bits really quick …
This is, um, regrettable.
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman wants to be an all-around threat.