Welcome to the PHT Morning Skate, a collection of links from around the hockey world. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Up top, a highlight package from Wednesday’s Hockeyville game between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Buffalo Sabres.
• Take some makeup, a little creativity and a love for hockey and you get this. (Russian Machine Never Breaks)
• A review of each Carolina Hurricanes’ headshot for this season. (Section 328)
• Here’s an in-depth look at the players that are tasked with bringing the Stanley Cup back to Pittsburgh. (Pittsburgh Current)
• The Washington Capitals’ black owners say their Stanley Cup win is helping them expand their reach to minorities. (The Color of Hockey)
• Mike Keenan is battling prostate cancer. (TSN)
• A look back on the career of Brian Gionta. (The Hockey Writers)
• A decision must be made on who is going to be the backup to Fredrik Andersen in Toronto, just not yet. (Sportsnet)
• Ranking every starting goalie in the NHL. (Yardbarker)