PHT Morning Skate: What makes Steve Yzerman such a good general manager?


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.

–What makes Steve Yzerman one of the best general managers in hockey? (Sportsnet)

–What was Kyle Turris‘ first major purchase after he signed an NHL deal? He discusses that and more in a rapid fire Q & A with The Hockey News.

–A guy in a Tyler Johnson t-shirt caught Tyler Johnson’s stick on Saturday. (Top)

–Hockey basketball jerseys have become an actual thing. (BarDown)

–Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko signed a puck for a young fan battling cancer. (NHL)

–Take a deeper look into Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad‘s journey from youth hockey to the NHL: