PHT Morning Skate: Should the Capitals be worried?


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.

Are NHL head coaches waiting too long to pull their goalies? (TSN)

Sean “Down Goes Brown” McIndoe runs down 10 possible first-round playoff series, ranking them in order of excitement factor. (Sportsnet)

Remembering five great moments at Rexall Place with the Edmonton Oilers about to close the building down. Spoiler alert: Wayne Gretzky will probably be mentioned. (The Hockey News)

Mike Babcock: not a big fan of the salary cap. (Sportsnet)

Does this shine a light on his political leanings?

Want to identify a team going into the playoffs hot? Here’s one way (noting that these results came from before Tuesday’s action kicked in …)

Oddsmakers aren’t concerned about the Caps, though. (CSN Mid-Atlantic)

This is a nice gesture from the New Jersey Devils to beat writer Tom Gulitti.