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.
Upper Deck has made a hockey card out of Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond picking up a hamburger:
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Minnesota Wild prospect Kaapo Kahkonen scored two goals in the span of four games while playing in Finland. Why is that noteworthy? Because Kahkonen is a goaltender. (Puck Daddy)
A look at Noah Hanifin, who is projected to be a top-five pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. (Toronto Sun)
Here are the highlights from Minnesota’s 2-1 victory over Chicago:
Greg Wyshynski asks the question: Given what was at stake, why did Kings coach Darryl Sutter start goaltender Martin Jones against Edmonton Tuesday night? (Puck Daddy)
Keith Olbermann thinks New Jersey Devils GM Lou Lamoriello is “overrated,” although this isn’t the first time he’s voiced a negative opinion about Lamoriello. (New Jersey Online)
Here’s a fun statistic: With two goals, including the overtime winner, against Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Mark Stone has now recorded 61 points. That has symbolic significance because it matches what Daniel Alfredsson did in his rookie campaign. (Ken Warren)