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PHT Morning Skate: Where Jordin Tootoo is a master fisherman

Jan 31, 2012, 7:21 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.

Jordin Tootoo spent his All-Star break fishing with Pekka Rinne and caught a big sailfish. Sure beats competing in the hardest shot, eh? (Tennessean)

Brewers outfielder Nyjer Morgan (aka: Tony Plush) will skate with the San Jose Sharks. Yes, he’s played hockey before. (THN)

No shock here: Cory Schneider will start for Vancouver against Chicago. Everyone hum along to “Chelsea Dagger” for Roberto Luongo. (TSN)

Brian Burke admits to complaining about Don Cherry. (Toronto Sun)

Darryl Sutter is apparently going to ride the hot hand in goal in L.A. So… Jonathan Quick all the time then? (L.A. Kings Insider)

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is looking like he’ll be back for the Oilers next week. (Sportsnet)

The Calgary Flames will honor Brad McCrimmon tonight as the Flames take on another former McCrimmon team, the Detroit Red Wings. (Red Wings)

Blues goalie Ben Bishop was named MVP of the AHL All-Star Game. (Blues)

The Blackhawks will start Brendan Morrison out on the second line with Marian Hossa and Patrick Sharp. Must be nice. (CSNChicago.com)

Some teams quest for a Stanley Cup, the Sabres are hoping for a winning streak. (Buffalo News)

Add Anaheim to the list of cities hoping to land the next All-Star Game. (OC Register)

Jordan Eberle sure did learn a lot at the All-Star Game. (Edmonton Journal)

Brent Burns and Ryane Clowe are looking like they’ll be back in the Sharks lineup. (CSNBayArea.com)

Andy McDonald is getting closer to returning to the Blues lineup after his concussion. (Post-Dispatch)

John-Michael Liles denies having a concussion and says it was just a neck problem. Say, that sounds awfully familiar… (TSN)

  1. haterzgonahate - Jan 31, 2012 at 6:36 PM

    Jordan Tootoo is from Rankin Inlet, Nunavut… he’s a true Inuit (eskimo for our unedumacated American friends). fishing is not a talent but a necessity. he’d better be good at it

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