PHT Morning Skate: Ranking the best cities for hockey fans in the United States

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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.

–Some interesting findings from 2016’s best cities for hockey fans.

–Here’s a Q & A with Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella and newly appointed assistant Brad Shaw. (Columbus Dispatch)

–Columnist Tom Jones argues that it’s time for the Lightning to trade Ben Bishop. (Tampa Bay Times)

–NHLers react to the Cleveland Cavaliers winning the NBA title. (The Score)

–Ranking the top defensemen in the 2016 draft class. (Sports Illustrated)

–Jim Craig’s “Miracle on Ice” mask fetched six figures at auction. (BarDown)