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.
This story about former NHL player Mathias Tjärnqvist taking a teenage girl with Downs Syndrome to her prom in Sweden will “win a Nobel Prize for kindness” and maybe melt your heart a bit. (The Local by way of Puck Daddy)
Five goalies who won Stanley Cups even if their performance may have just rated as “OK.” Cam Ward might have a reasonable beef with being on this list … (The Hockey News)
Three instances in which people literally tried to steal the Stanley Cup. (Greatest Hockey Legends)
Can analytics show how much of a difference Mike Babcock might make in Toronto? David Johnson is brave/bold enough to give it a shot. (Maple Leafs Hot Stove)
This one’s a week old, but it’s still an interesting look at the ripple effects of the Martin St. Louis – Ryan Callahan trade. (Raw Charge)
Need a little dash of silly? Let’s assume the answer is “yes” since it is Wednesday, after all: