PHT Morning Skate: Ted Lindsay remembered; final Humboldt Bronco out of hospital

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• After nearly a year in hospital, the last member of the Humboldt Broncos who was recovering in hospital has been released. (Regina Leader-Post)

• The current playoff format in the NHL will not be debated at the GM meetings this week. (TSN)

• Tributes from former Red Wings on the late Ted Lindsay, who passed away on Monday. (Detroit Free Press)

Connor McDavid talks Ted Lindsay, the man who was not afraid to stand up to anyone. (Times Herald)

• Familiar faces behind the bench in Ottawa. (Ottawa Citizen)

Mark Giordano isn’t just due a Norris Trophy — he deserves it. (Yahoo Sports)

• The Nashville Predators are embracing their late-season adversity. (

Patrick Marleau set to hang up his (literal) skates. (Sportsnet)

• One hell of a week has the Dallas Stars poised for a playoff push despite a helping of adversity. (Dallas Morning News)

• Are the Calgary Flames built for the playoffs? (FanSided)

• Calgary’s other son, Bret Hart, honors Jarome Iginla. (ESPN)

• Buffalo’s road to the playoffs is daunting at best. (The Hockey News)

• Where has this season gone? Here’s a mock draft for the 2019 NHL Draft. (Sporting News)

• Gritty’s Wrestlemania t-shirt. (NBC Sports Philadelphia)

• Ducks heading to a historic year in goal scoring, but it’s not the good history kind. (Orange County Register)

• The Montreal Canadiens aren’t the best position to make the postseason. (FanSided)

Scott Billeck is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at or follow him on Twitter @scottbilleck

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