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PHT Morning Skate: Let the All-Star ballot box stuffing begin

Nov 14, 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.

Come one, come all. It’s time to load up the votes for the All-Star Game in Ottawa. (NHL)

The New York Yankees would still love to have a Winter Classic at Yankee Stadium. Hey guys, ditch the lame college bowl game and we’ll talk. (River Avenue Blues)

Eric Staal moving to the wing in Carolina? It could be a permanent thing. For the time being anyhow. (Raleigh N & O)

Brent Seabrook left last night’s game against Edmonton with a lower body injury. (Chicago Tribune)

NEWS FLASH! Stephane Auger continues to be a terrible referee that infuriates both teams. (Delaware County Times)

Bruce Boudreau paid a visit to the Hershey Bears. No, not for the chocolate tour. He needs to see what they’ve got for defensive help there instead. (CSNWashington)

Minnesota’s Marco Scandella has a concussion. We just really like the name Marco Scandella and hope for the best. (Russo’s Rants)

You can’t stop Steve Montador from scoring, you can only hope he allows you to go peacefully about your day. (CSNChicago)

The Wild get back on track and beat the Ducks 3-2 while chasing Jonas Hiller for good measure. (OC Register)

Finally, check out Flyers rookie Zac Rinaldo getting taught a lesson in fisticuffs by veteran Matt Bradley. (NHL)

  1. pastabelly - Nov 14, 2011 at 8:25 AM

    Brian Burke and folks in the NHL offices in Toronto aren’t watching the games if they really don’t believe that Tyler Seguin doesn’t belong on the all star ballot. Forget about the ballot. The way he’s playing, he should be on the team.

  2. danphipps01 - Nov 14, 2011 at 1:39 PM

    Stephane Auger being a miserable incompetent? I thought this was supposed to be news.

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