PHT Morning Skate: Trade value of a first-round pick; What is goalie interference?

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• NHL goalies still can’t figure what is and what isn’t goalie interference. (Canadian Press)

• Sportsnet explored the value of a first-round pick at trade deadline. (Sportsnet)

• Avs GM Joe Sakic has ruined the trade market with his high demands for Matt Duchene, according to Mile High Hockey.

• Amanda Kessel is an elite hockey player that has had to overcome a lot in her young career. (ESPN)

• On Saturday night, Patrice Bergeron did an incredible job of shutting down Leafs forward Auston Matthews. (WEEI.com)

Corey Crawford was back working out on the ice this weekend. He’s been out with vertigo-like symptoms. (Chicago Sun-Times)

• Flames Nation looks at how the Calgary Flames stack up against the other bubble teams in the West. (Flames Nation)

• The Nashville Predators finally have a healthy lineup, and it’s pretty clear that the group has an opportunity to be great. (Tennessean)

• Flyers defenseman Mark Alt could have played college football, but he decided to pursue a career in hockey instead. (NBC Sports Philly)

• Alexei Yashin will join CBC’s Olympic hockey coverage this year. (The Hockey News)

• The demolition of Joe Louis Arena needs to start very soon. (Detroit Free Press)

• Candian-Born South Korean goaltender Matt Dalton’s goalie mask has to be changed because it made too much of a political statement for the IOC. (Yonhap News )

• This 14-year-old Japanese phenom is hoping to carve out a career in the NHL. (New York Times)

• Islanders fans from Brooklyn want to make sure they’re not forgotten when the team moves into their new home. (Light House Hockey)

• Ron Duguay’s comments about women’s hockey don’t only hurt women’s hockey, it also hurts hockey in general. (Blue Shirt Banter)

• This young cancer patient and Nashville Predators fan has formed a special bond with Ryan Johansen. (Penalty Box Radio)

Joey Alfieri is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at phtblog@nbcsports.com or follow him on Twitter @joeyalfieri.

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