PHT Morning Skate: What friendship? Doughty says he and Couture ‘really aren’t that close’


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.

Drew Doughty doesn’t understand why people think he and Logan Couture are friends. (Puck Daddy)

–Hall-of-Fame goalie Ken Dryden explains why the position is so important. (BarDown)

–Five stats that explain why the Capitals got by the Flyers. (CSN Mid-Atlantic)

–Watch the highlights of yesterday’s crazy game between the Wild and Stars. (Top)

–Gary Bettman talks about expansion, coach’s challenge and more. (Sports Illustrated)

Ryan Kesler pointed to the sky after scoring to honor his late grandfather. (OC Register)

–Ranking the best hockey card brands from the 1990-91 season. (Puck Junk)