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PHT Morning Skate: Where the Blackhawks want more traffic in front of Mike Smith

Apr 14, 2012, 10:23 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.

Chicago can throw all the shots at Mike Smith they want to, but they know they have to put more bodies in front of him to make it pay off. (CSNChicago.com)

A setback for Daniel Sedin in his concussion recovery might be even worse news for Vancouver than being down 2-0 in their series with L.A. (Globe And Mail)

Erik Karlsson needs room to roam against the Rangers and they’re very happy making life uncomfortable for him. (Ottawa Sun)

Flyers chairman Ed Snider thought his team was in the Penguins’ heads after Game 1. Wonder what he thinks about them now after another comeback win in Game 2? (CSNPhilly.com)

Martin Brodeur‘s win in Game 1 was his 100th career playoff victory. That’s incredible. (Fire & Ice)

Alexander Radulov‘s Game 2 against Detroit was great all around for everything… Except scoring goals. (Tennessean)

The Bruins were pretty surprised by all the shot blocking the Capitals did in Game 1. Expect more of that this afternoon. (CSNNE.com)

Sadness in Montreal after the passing of former Canadiens captain Emile Bouchard at age 92. (TSN)

Lightning prospect Cory Conacher is your AHL MVP. Not bad for a kid from Canisius College. (Buffalo News)

Finally, CBC’s Jim Hughson had the most awkward call of the night as he missed out on Dustin Brown beating Roberto Luongo in the first period thinking defenseman Chris Tanev stopped it himself. Oops. (YouTube)

  1. phillyphever - Apr 14, 2012 at 2:19 PM

    Yeah, that call’s going to the Hall of Shame for announcers.

  2. bcisleman - Apr 15, 2012 at 3:19 AM

    Methinks Hughson was just frustrated at not being able to make his signature Luongo call!

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