PHT Morning Skate: Visual evidence of Drew Miller’s close call

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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.

It was a scary scene for Detroit Red Wings forward Drew Miller when he caught a skate to the eye last night, and it left a scary wound. What’s really scary is how much worse it could have been:

More on that situation in this post.

Japers’ Rink captures just how peerless Alex Ovechkin has been when it comes to putting the puck in the net. (Japers’ Rink)

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The Colorado Avalanche and San Jose Sharks seem to be in the same situation at this point in the season. (Denver Post)

Three top contenders who face serious “choking” risks. (The Hockey News)

Hey, it’s April Fools Day today. Read about one of the most foolish things an NHL official has ever done. Also: take a lot of things with a grain of salt on this Wednesday. (Greatest Hockey Legends)