PHT Morning Skate: Ovechkin dresses as Batman; Flames are Avengers

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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.

Members of the Calgary Flames went to Alberta Children’s Hospital dressed as The Avengers. (Puck Daddy)

Meanwhile, Alex Ovechkin is Batman. (

Ex-NHLer Theo Fleury feels Jonathan Toews is “hands down, the greatest player in the game right now.” (Chicago Tribune)

Avalanche coach Patrick Roy isn’t panicking after his struggling squad fell to the previously 0-8 Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday. (Denver Post)

Although they lost, James van Riemsdyk sees Saturday’s game against Montreal as something the Maple Leafs can build on. (

Penguins coach Mike Johnston isn’t sure if he should have challenged James Neal‘s goal against them Saturday night. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)