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PHT’s Morning Skate: All your faceoffs belong to Patrick Kane

Oct 18, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT

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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.

Patrick Kane will take your face off… Just not like Nicolas Cage. We think. (Chicago Tribune)

Could we see Eric Lindros in the Winter Classic Alumni game? Can we get him to somehow play for both teams? (The Hockey Writers)

Nashville’s Jerred Smithson rips his team a new one after losing to Edmonton. (Tennessean)

Oilers superhero Ryan Smyth scores the game-winning goal on his bobblehead night. All fans nod in approval. (Edmonton Journal)

The Florida Panthers are a power play juggernaut. No, seriously, they are. (Sun Sentinel)

To go back to juniors or to not go back to juniors? That is the question the Senators face for Mika Zibanejad. (Ottawa Sun)

Jamal Mayers is becoming a cult hero in Chicago (CSNChicago.com)

Jets rookie Mark Scheifele is trying to stick with the team. Playing just seven minutes last night doesn’t help that cause. (Winnipeg Sun)

Sergei Gonchar can’t believe he’s being booed in Ottawa. Hey, it’s better than the treatment he gets in Washingon. (Ottawa Sun)

Marian Hossa could be back tonight for Chicago (Blackhawks)

It’s Slava Voynov’s time to shine in Los Angeles (Kings Insider)

A look at how Stars coach Glen Gulutzan is running his offense in Dallas (Defending Big D)

Anaheim’s Kurtis Foster is hoping to play on Friday (OC Register)

BizNasty and CarBomb are becoming better overall players? Sure, why not! (AZ Central)

Brendan Morrison is close to returning to action for Calgary. (Flames)

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