PHT Morning Skate: Former NHLer Ryan Whitney shares some great stories about his time in the KHL


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.

–Ryan Whitney shares stories about his journey to the KHL. (The Players’ Tribune)

–Here’s some positive news from Denna Laing, who suffered a serious injury during the Outdoor Women’s Classic:

–“Obviously, it was a dream come true for me. It was really exciting. Crazy rink. Crazy fans. Just an amazing feeling.” Penguins forward Tom Kuhnhackl describes the feeling of playing in his first NHL game. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

–Find out how defenseman Jake Muzzin made it to the NHL in the Kings’ “Black and White” video series. (Above)

–Here’s a fun “Two Minutes in the Box” segment with ‘Canes forward Kris Versteeg.

–Both the Canadiens and Maple Leafs practiced outdoors yesterday. (The Score)