Skip to content

PHT Morning Skate: Where Lundqvist joins Operation Hat Trick to help Sandy victims

Nov 23, 2012, 9:00 AM EDT

Henrik Lundqvist Getty Images

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.

Henrik Lundqvist will be back on the ice Saturday night as part of Operation Hat Trick, a game to benefit those affected by Hurricane Sandy. (Vancouver Sun)

Robin Lehner is excelling in the AHL, but will that stop the Ottawa Senators from choosing Ben Bishop over him as their backup goaltender if there’s a 2012-13 campaign? (Ottawa Citizen)

Morgan Rielly was taken by the Toronto Maple Leafs with the fifth overall pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. At the time Leafs GM Brian Burke claimed that he was Toronto’s top choice going into the draft. Was it right for Burke to put that kind of pressure on the youngster and, more importantly, can Rielly really be regarded as a better pick than Nail Yakupov or Ryan Murray? (Sportsnet)

TSN’s Bob McKenzie goes over the major lockout-related plot threads that we’re likely to be talking about over the next little while. Unfortunately, more cancelations are first on his list. (TSN)

Martin Erat isn’t ready to sign with a European club. (The Tennessean)

The Northern Lights Dream charity tour, which featured a number of locked-out NHL players, wrapped up with a game in Whitehorse, Canada. (Ottawa Citizen)

Latest Posts
  1. WATCH LIVE: Pittsburgh vs. Philly on Rivalry Night

    Oct 22, 2014, 7:22 PM EDT

    Crosby and Giroux Getty Images

    Two teams that, how should we say, care not for one another.

  2. Caps put Erskine (neck surgery) on IR

    Oct 22, 2014, 6:21 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v New York Rangers - Game Three Getty Images

    He won’t travel with the club for its upcoming three-game road swing through Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver.

  3. The Flyers ‘have Mason’s back’

    Oct 22, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Flyers v Chicago Blackhawks Getty Images

    Just gotta work on the stuff in front of him now.

  4. After six-game absence, Muzzin to make season debut

    Oct 22, 2014, 2:13 PM EDT

    Jake Muzzin #6 of the Los Angeles Kings skates against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on September 17, 2013 in Anaheim, California.
(September 16, 2013 - Source: Jeff Gross/Getty Images North America) Getty Images

    He’ll be in for the Kings when they host Buffalo tomorrow.

  5. ‘Hawk down: Crawford (upper body) to miss next two games

    Oct 22, 2014, 1:48 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Kings v Chicago Blackhawks - Game Five Getty Images

    Having already sat out last night’s win over Philly.

  6. Isles place McDonald on waivers

    Oct 22, 2014, 12:22 PM EDT

    New York Islanders v New Jersey Devils Getty Images

    Anders Lee on his way up?

  7. NHL monitoring situation in Ottawa

    Oct 22, 2014, 11:47 AM EDT

    Canada Shooting AP

    Senators still scheduled to host the Maple Leafs tonight.

  8. No hearing scheduled for Jones after charging Smith

    Oct 22, 2014, 11:15 AM EDT

    Anaheim Ducks v Philadelphia Flyers Anaheim Ducks v Philadelphia Flyers

    Incident occurred during Tuesday’s Flyers-Blackhawks game.

  9. Lawyer: ‘Mr. Voynov never hit the woman’

    Oct 22, 2014, 11:11 AM EDT

    Slava Voynov AP

    “I think if the authorities act properly and do a complete investigation, they will have to find that charges are not warranted.”

  10. Veteran NHLer Staubitz signs in Germany

    Oct 22, 2014, 10:34 AM EDT

    Anaheim Ducks v Dallas Stars Getty Images

    With second division outfit EV Landshut.

Featured video

Flyers have many concerns

Sign up for Fantasy hockey

Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. P. Datsyuk (3420)
  2. J. Spezza (2999)
  3. J. Drouin (2942)
  4. E. Kane (2869)
  5. S. Varlamov (2867)
  1. M. Gaborik (2723)
  2. E. Staal (2615)
  3. V. Hedman (2252)
  4. P. Dupuis (2245)
  5. P. Stastny (2198)