PHT Morning Skate: Kevin Spacey will finally attend his first Panthers game

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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.

–The Kevin Spacey phenomenon will be hitting a new level in Florida. He’ll be atteding his first Panthers game on Saturday night. (Miami Herald)

–NHLers are still using smelling salts. (Sports Illustrated)

–The University of Saskatchewan defeated Carlton University in the longest CIS hockey game of all-time. (Sportsnet)

–Flames players got to watch footage of a practice through a set of virtual reality goggles:

–What if Alex Ovechkin would have been drafted by the Blue Jackets? Here are five games that changed the NHL lottery results. (The Hockey News)

–ESPN hockey insider Pierre LeBrun looks at the five off-season moves that paid off the most. (ESPN)