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 NHL great Teemu Selanne was at Augusta National on Wednesday caddying for Finnish golfer Mikko Ilonen at The Masters’ Par 3 contest. (Puck Daddy)
Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling has teamed up with a fellow Chicago native in artist Jason Livery for his newest mask. The mask features several Chicago landmarks and pays tribute to movies shot in the city. (InGoal Magazine)
Actor Dan Aykroyd participated in the Shoot the Puck contest at the United Center in Chicago on Tuesday. Aykroyd, who shot The Blues Brothers in Chicago, showed off his skills during the second intermission of the Wild’s 2-1 win over the Blackhawks.
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Speaking of the Wild’s 2-1 win Tuesday night, the victory earned Minnesota a berth in the playoffs for a third consecutive season. Here’s a look inside the Wild’s room following the win:
The New Jersey Devils have failed to qualify for postseason action for a third consecutive season. As a result, the club decided not to hand out its team awards this season. (The Hockey News)
The Toronto Maple Leafs concluded the road portion of their 2014-15 season with a 5-0 loss Wednesday night in Columbus. The Leafs managed to compile some impressively bad numbers on the road this season outlined here. Following the game, captain Dion Phaneuf was at a loss for words to describe the latest embarrassing loss.