PHT Morning Skate: WHL team collects almost 30,000 stuffed toys in ‘Teddy Bear Toss’ game

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 Calgary Hitmen collected 28, 815 stuffed toys in their “Teddy Bear Toss” game against the Swift Current Broncos. (Above)

ESPN senior writer Pierre LeBrun looks at where the NHL is in the expansion process and if the league will even expand in the near future. One owner told said: “I could be wrong about that. But I think there’s a growing contingent of owners that are anti-expansion.” (ESPN)

Sportsnet’s Hometown Hockey segment took a look inside the unofficial Wayne Gretzky museum. (Sportsnet)

Three players have had point streaks of 22 games or more since 1992-93:

Ever wonder how a team’s system affects a player’s performance? Sports Illustrated has the answer ( sat down for a World Cup Q & A with Caps forward Evgeny Kuznetsov. (

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