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PHT Morning Skate: Where Mike Green feels like a robot

Mar 8, 2012, 8:00 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.

Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green is grateful that he’s healthy again, but he admits that he feels “like kind of a robot.” (The Washington Times)

The Hockey News appoints its top 10 all-time lines, with the No. 1 group including Anze Kopitar‘s best pal. It begs the question: what’s your favorite line of the post-lockout era? (The Hockey News)

The potential Seattle arena investor believes that it’s not a matter of “if” but “when.” (Seattle PI)

Making the case for the NHL’s involvement in the 2014 Olympics. (Regina Leader-Post)

Marty Turco put his Italian vacation on hold to back up Tim Thomas for the Boston Bruins. What a life. (Boston.com)

With NCAA free agents coming into vogue again, it makes sense to look at how the best ones have fared recently. Wayne Scanlan reports that things haven’t been going too well for Hobey Baker Award winners in the NHL lately. (Postmedia News)

Thomas Boswell ventures a rare opinion regarding the Washington Capitals: they shouldn’t panic. (The Washington Post)

The St. Louis Blues have been one of the NHL’s best 5-on-5 teams, but their special teams units haven’t produced at an elite level. That’s been changing lately, which is prompting Ken Hitchcock’s gang to think bold. (NHL.com)

Mike Fisher is on pace for the best season of his career – not counting previous off-ice accomplishments such as landing Carrie Underwood, of course. (Predators Insider)

Matt Reitz goes in-depth on Jeff Carter. (View from My Seats)

  1. stoneegratz - Mar 8, 2012 at 8:43 AM

    2016 olympics eh, didnt know they moved hockey to the summer games!

    • lostpuppysyndrome - Mar 8, 2012 at 11:07 AM

      Guess we’ll just have to be content with watching curling, eh?

  2. t16rich - Mar 8, 2012 at 11:49 AM

    Mike Green is a robot in the sense that he has programmed himself to NOT think about Defense.

  3. danphipps01 - Mar 8, 2012 at 2:09 PM

    Man, that article about top lines is missing some big ones, as one of their posters pointed out:

    Hull-Modano-Lehtinen
    Stevens-Lemieux-Jagr
    Shanahan-Yzerman-Federov
    Graves-Messier-Kovalev

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