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 story of Jon Cooper before he was the head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Tampa Bay Times)
As you might imagine, Puck Daddy has been among those previewing the Stanley Cup Final. They’ve comparing all the categories you would expect like goaltending and forwards, but they also have a section on aesthetics, which includes the anthem singers. (Puck Daddy)
The argument for trading Rick Nash. (New York Post)
Patrick Kane feels Chicago hasn’t “done anything yet” except take “a great step” by winning Game 7 against the Anaheim Ducks. (CSN Chicago)
Tampa Bay might not be a traditional hockey market, but that doesn’t mean that the Lightning aren’t a popular team. (Raw Charge)
Shane Doan threw out the first pitch at the Arizona Diamondbacks’ game. (Coyotes.nhl.com)