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PHT Morning Skate: Where Ryan Miller is the best video game goalie

Aug 15, 2012, 9:00 AM EDT

Ryan Miller 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.

Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin discusses Shane Doan, P.K. Subban and Max Pacioretty. (TSN)

What current NHL jerseys might look like on an NES system. (The Score’s Tumblr)

The Philadelphia Flyers are starting an internship in honor of Jessica “Redfield” Ghawi. (Flyers)

Sean Leahy looks at the top-rated players in NHL 13. The biggest surprise might be that Ryan Miller is the highest-ranked goalie. (Puck Daddy)

Tyler Dellow’s take on the NHLPA’s counter-proposal. (mc79hockey)

Another intriguing “What if there’s a lockout?” question: what – if anything specific – happens with the New Jersey Devils’ forfeited first-rounder if the league skips a season? (In Lou We Trust)

  1. freneticgarfieldfan - Aug 15, 2012 at 9:06 AM

    …the best goalie in what? Whining? Catching flies?

  2. sjsharks66 - Aug 15, 2012 at 9:51 AM

    The NHL games always make some players way better than they are.

  3. elemeno89 - Aug 15, 2012 at 10:14 AM

    cue nhl and video game experts, who know more than the people actually working in the industry…

  4. hooockey - Aug 15, 2012 at 11:06 AM

    Is there a special rating for Miller where he plays great until the most clutch moment of the most clutch game where he melts down and lets in questionable goals?

    Like 2007 game 5 OT Alfredsson’s weak seeing eye goal, 2006 game 7 vs Carolina, Olympics gold medal OT Crosby 5-hole, etc., etc., etc…

  5. sjsharks66 - Aug 15, 2012 at 11:38 AM

    @elem

    Are you saying that people who play the NHL games dont follow hockey? I’m pretty sure most of the people who play the games know whether a player is better than he is in real life. Just look at how good they made Bryz in NHL12

  6. charleslouis99 - Aug 15, 2012 at 12:30 PM

    letang is not a 90 lol
    and ovechkin rated higher than stamkos really??

    • weberhatesfilthy - Aug 16, 2012 at 5:47 AM

      yeah he’s a 99

  7. noahbhs11 - Aug 15, 2012 at 4:49 PM

    Well it’s kind of inevitable that the ratings wont be perfect to everyone based on everyone’s views.. i mean let’s face it…it’s pretty much impossible to make everyone happy with every single player…

  8. cmutimmah - Aug 17, 2012 at 10:12 AM

    Better question, who is the lowest ranked NHLer… that’s when things get interesting.

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