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. Sharks go on the attack, defeat Kings in Game 1

    Apr 18, 2014, 1:21 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Kings v San Jose Sharks - Game One Getty Images

    Things got interesting in the third period.

  2. Video: Stastny scores late to send Avalanche-Wild to OT

    Apr 18, 2014, 12:41 AM EDT

    Anaheim Ducks v Colorado Avalanche Getty Images

    Colorado erases two-goal deficit to send it to extra time.

  3. Update: Jay Bouwmeester likely not injured after all

    Apr 18, 2014, 12:07 AM EDT

    St Louis Blues v Pittsburgh Penguins Getty Images

    It at least seems like Jonathan Toews is shaking off bumps and bruises.

  4. Video: Sharks’ Brown runs Voynov into Quick, scrum ensues

    Apr 17, 2014, 11:22 PM EDT

    Screen Shot 2014-04-17 at 8.18.27 PM

    These teams don’t like each other.

  5. Video: Hjalmarsson lands big hit on Backes

    Apr 17, 2014, 10:58 PM EDT

    hjar AP

    The Blues forward is usually the aggressor.

  6. Sharks scratch Havlat in Game 1 against Kings

    Apr 17, 2014, 10:47 PM EDT

    martinhavlatgetty Getty Images

    Opting to go with Mike Brown instead.

  7. WATCH LIVE: Minnesota Wild at Colorado Avalanche (Game 1)

    Apr 17, 2014, 9:26 PM EDT

    Patrick Roy AP

    Did you hear Patrick Roy’s playing career ended against the Wild?

Featured video

Detroit must exploit Boston's young D
Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. E. Malkin (4366)
  2. T. Oshie (3710)
  3. M. Duchene (3582)
  4. B. Bishop (3031)
  5. H. Zetterberg (2832)
  1. P. Bergeron (2766)
  2. D. Backes (2708)
  3. V. Tarasenko (2701)
  4. M. Brodeur (2514)
  5. O. Palat (2396)