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PHT Morning Skate: Where goalies know when to make the save

May 18, 2012, 8:30 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.

The New Jersey Devils are 4-1 at home in the playoffs this year, so they’re hoping their great work at the Prudential Center continues against the New York Rangers. (Fire & Ice)

The Contrarian Goaltender wonders if there’s any sense to the idea that goalies “know when to make a save” or if they have no real control over those sorts of things. I tend to agree because, really, when would a netminder ever want to allow a goal? (Brodeur is a Fraud)

Lyle Richardson gives his postmortem on the Florida Panthers’ 2011-12 season. (The Hockey News)

The Brent Sutter to Edmonton Oilers rumors are peaking right now. (Calgary Sun)

How Brent’s brother Darryl Sutter is playing to the Los Angeles Kings’ strengths, including Dwight King. (The Los Angeles Times)

Speaking of those strengths, NHL.com breaks down how the Kings’ forecheck is grinding down the Coyotes. (NHL.com)

Phoenix was better in Game 3, but not good enough, according to Corey Masisak. (NHL.com)

Don’t fault Toronto Maple Leafs fans for getting excited about the AHL’s Marlies wins over the Oklahoma City Barons – the Oilers’ minor league affiliates. (Pension Plan Puppets)

Taking a look at the Philadelphia Flyers’ defense going forward. (CSNPhilly.com)

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