PHT Morning Skate: The next great NHL rivalry kicks off tonight

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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.

Auston Matthews vs. Connor McDavid: The next great NHL rivalry gets going tonight. (USA Today)

Alex Ovechkin arranged a meet-and-greet with the young fan, who wore his jersey in Edmonton. (Top)

–Who are the most exciting players in the NHL right now? (Yahoo)

–Five questions with Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh. (NHL)

–The ramifications of the 1991 trade that saw the Leafs acquire Grant Fuhr from the Oilers (Sportsnet)

–The Oilers, Canucks and Canadiens are off to hot starts, but will it last? (Sports Illustrated)