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.
Let’s lead with the highlights from Chciago’s Stanley Cup-winning 2-0 victory last night:
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is among those declaring the Blackhawks a dynasty. He’s also promising a “world class” celebration. (Associated Press)
Whether or not they’re a dynasty, what they’ve accomplished in spite of the salary cap is incredible. (Bleacher Report)
Pro athletes react to Chicago’s Stanley Cup championship. (The Players’ Tribune)
Blackhawks president and CEO John McDonough’s say they have fulfilled their ultimate goal:
After winning the Stanley Cup, Daniel Carcillo spoke about Steve Montador, whose “spirit is still with me.” (CSN Chicago)
Here’s a look at the jerseys worn by each championship team from 1918-2014. (Sports Logos)