PHT Morning Skate: Shawn Michaels, aka Heartbreak Kid (HBK), will see new HBK

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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.

Shawn Michaels, a former WWE wrestler who had the nickname Heartbreak Kid (shortened to HBK) will attend a Pittsburgh Penguins game to see the new HBK. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

Bruce Boudreau threw out the first pitch at the Twins game. The new Minnesota Wild head coach described it as “more nerve racking than coaching a Game 7.” (StarTribune)

The Boston Bruins seem interested in re-signing Loui Eriksson, but is that the right move? Michael Felger argues they should part ways with him. (CSN New England)

Jeremy Roenick believes that the San Jose Sharks are the favorites to win the Stanley Cup. (San Jose Mercury News)

Would the Washington Capitals be interested in signing Vadim Shipachyov? The 29-year-old forward is a star in the KHL and a free agent. (CSN Mid-Atlantic)

Wayne Simmonds helped out a little boy who was the victim of racism. (Broad Street Hockey)