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PHT Morning Skate: Where the clock hasn’t always been good in L.A.

Feb 4, 2012, 9:13 AM EDT

Staples Center scoreboard AP

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.

Helene Elliott has been doing some digging and finds out that the clock issues the Blue Jackets had at Staples Center aren’t exactly something new. (L.A. Times)

The Leafs and Senators go at it again today and the Leafs are going to need to come out all guns blazing. (The Globe And Mail)

Brad Boyes and Paul Gaustad have seen their roles change for the better lately in Buffalo. (Buffalo News)

Looks like Kris Versteeg figured things out against the Jets last night. (Sun-Sentinel)

Meanwhile, the Jets can’t figure out how to get things done in back-to-back games. That could be a problem. (Globe And Mail)

Columbus’ Mark Dekanich won’t see a game in the NHL this season after undergoing season-ending ankle surgery. (Puck-Rakers)

Losing five in a row isn’t sitting too well with the Blackhawks. (CSNChicago.com)

Looks like Nail Yakupov is ready to be in the NHL after being suspended two games for missing the Top Prospects game. (TSN)

The Blues sale to Tom Stillman is still on track despite missing a deadline to get the deal done. (Post-Dispatch)

Mikhail Grabovski is trying to make sure the Leafs hang on to him and reward him with a long-term deal. (TSN)

What’s the German way to say, “carpe diem” after all? Thomas Greiss is following that mantra in San Jose. (CSNBayArea.com)

The Canadiens have hired a sports psychologist to help them figure themselves out. Perhaps they should send him to Pierre Gauthier’s office first. (Globe And Mail)

  1. ballistictrajectory - Feb 4, 2012 at 11:49 AM

    …What’s the German way to say, “carpe diem” after all?…

    Ahhh.. Perhaps carpe diem? It is latin, so it would be the same in any language. Maybe the Germans might roll the r a bit more.

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