PHT Morning Skate: Mike Bossy thinks the Isles can win the Cup

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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.

Retired Hall of Famer Mike Bossy thinks that the 2014-15 New York Islanders are the real deal. (New York Post)

The Tampa Bay Lightning arranged for a surprise reunion between an Air Force father with his two children. (Puck Daddy)

Here are the highlights from San Jose’s 6-3 win over Anaheim:

After playing in 37 NHL games with the Edmonton Oilers, heading back to the Western Hockey League has been an adjustment for Leon Draisaitl. On the plus side though, it’s moved him from a struggling team to one that leads its league. (Edmonton Sun)

With Kyle Okposo sidelined, Cal Clutterbuck is serving as an alternative captain with the Islanders. (Newsday)

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask made a stunning paddle save during Thursday’s game against the Islanders last night:

Would the Calgary Flames be a good fit for Mike Richards and what would it take for the Los Angeles Kings to be able to unload his contract onto them? (Calgary Sun)

You can watch the highlights from Montreal’s 1-0 win against the Rangers below: