PHT Morning Skate: Gretzky knew Mcdavid’s injury was serious as soon as he hit the boards

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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.

Wayne Gretzky was watching Tuesday’s game between the Oilers and the Flyers when Connor McDavid was injured. Gretzky said he knew the injury was serious as soon as McDavid hit the boards. (ESPN)

Watch the NHL on NBC panel discuss some of the hot topics around the league. (NBC Sports)

Former NHL goaltender Kevin Weekes writes about the best goalies to never win the Stanley Cup. (NHL.com)

You can watch the highlights from St. Louis’ 6-5 overtime win over Chicago:

Jack Jablonski’s life changed when he suffered a spinal cord injury during a prep school hockey game, but he’s still chasing his dream as a communications intern with the LA Kings. (Puck Daddy)

After signing a six-year, $30 million contract with the Flyers, Andrew MacDonald talks about coping with life in the minors. (Courier-Post)

Penguins forward Phil Kessel rang a shot off the crossbar on Wednesday night, and the puck ended up flying straight into his team’s bench: