PHT Morning Skate: U.S. rallies, Canada dominates in Olympic women’s hockey

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• United States rallies, defeats Finland 3-1 in women’s hockey in PyeongChang. (NBC Olympics)

• Desbiens, Canada shut out Olympic Athletes from Russia (NBC Olympics)

• Meghan Duggan: ‘We’re on a mission’ (NBC Olympics)

• Could the Winter Olympics be the start for Chris Chelios’ coaching career? (Yahoo Sports)

• Team Canada needs to envoke the spirit of Gerard Gallant (Greatest Hockey Legends)

• Chris Kelly living out a dream once too big to fathom (Toronto Star)

• Pierre Dorion’s plan to get Ottawa good again is about to begin (Ottawa Sun)

• Steve Yzerman doesn’t believe that overpaying for players at the trade deadline will lead to a Cup. (Tampa Bay Times)

Be sure to visit and NBC Olympic Talk for full hockey coverage from PyeongChang

• It’s hard to be bad with an Art Ross contender (Oilers Nation)

• PHT’s Adam Gretz asks the question: Is Phil Kessel getting enough credit for the season he’s having? (FanRag)

• Meet Jay-Sharrers, the NHL’s first black official (Sportsnet)

• Blackhawks raising season ticket prices by 4 percent amid losing season (Second City Hockey)

• What will be is what will be for the Islanders at the trade deadline (The Sports Daily)

Brian Boyle‘s mother inspired by cancer-surviving son (

• Tiger Williams charged with sexual assault during military flight (

• Notable absence of present stars among NHL’s all-time scoring leaders (Spector’s Hockey)

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