PHT Morning Skate: Odes to CapGeek’s founder, Price’s selfie pal gives him a letter

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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.

The Philadelphia Flyers held a closed-door meeting following their latest lose. Hopefully no one brought up an NHL standings page. (

Good stuff about how Carey Price’s selfie pal became his pen pal. (Global

Why “only x points back” type observations can often be misleading during playoff races:

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To little surprise, many members of the hockey community shared their thoughts on Matthew Wuest, CapGeek’s creator who passed away on Thursday.

The Globe & Mail’s James Mirtle had probably the lengthiest account, and it’s worth a read on his old blog (which still provides rushes of nostalgia for those of us who followed the Mirtle blog many moons ago). I provided my condolences at Rotoworld, which admittedly only compliments some of the observations from around the hockey web: