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PHT Morning Skate: Pekka Rinne loves to “party”

Feb 5, 2012, 9:20 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.

Pekka Rinne calls facing 43 shots against the Blues a “party.” Funny, I’d call facing 43 shots “an easy route to a stomach pumping.” Thank you, thank you. Tip your waitress. (Tennessean)

How’d Alex Ovechkin feel after his first game back? “I feel pretty good, fresh out there.” Don’t hold back now Ovi. (Capitals Insider)

Marty Howe updates us on how his dad Gordie is doing after reports that he was suffering from dementia. (CSNPhilly.com)

Ken Holland is looking at the trade market but likes what he’s got with the Wings. Must be nice. (Detroit Free Press)

Lightning rookie Brett Connolly is having a hard time this season. (Tampa Tribune)

The Wild are close to signing Nate Prosser to an extension. And now your morning has been made. (Star Tribune)

Ryan Smyth has a host of trade suitors for this year’s trade deadline. What year is this again? (Ottawa Sun)

Come on, you know you want to see the Red Wings play broomball. (Backhand Shelf)

 

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