PHT Morning Skate: Niederreiter flies strapped on top of plane

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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.

Over the summer, Nino Niederreiter flew over the Alps on a plane — not in a plane, but on top of it. (StarTribune)

NHL players voice their opinions about putting advertisements on jerseys. (The Globe and Mail)

Here are the highlights from San Jose’s 5-1 victory over Los Angeles:

Here’s a fun fact: 33% of those playing in the NHL were born after Jaromir Jagr‘s NHL debut on Oct. 5, 1990. (Sportsnet)

Ex-Oilers coach Dallas Eakins’ long and unusual path has led him to the AHL’s San Diego Gulls. (San Diego Union-Tribune)

You can see the highlights from the Rangers’ 3-2 victory over the Blackhawks below:

The Ottawa Senators’ practice on Friday has been rescheduled so that the players can go to the Toronto Blue Jays’ playoff game. The Maple Leafs will host Ottawa on Saturday. (Wayne Scanlan)

Speaking of the Maple Leafs, they probably won’t be good this season, but they might not be as bad as some are predicting. (The Globe and Mail)

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