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PHT Morning Skate: Sidney Crosby provides a charity surprise

Dec 29, 2012, 8:55 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.

Leave it to Sidney Crosby to provide a little bit more juice to a charity game in his hometown of Cole Harbour. (The Chronicle Herald)

Curious: Ken Campbell says Donald Fehr is negotiating against himself and losing. (The Hockey News)

Former NHLer Louie DeBrusk says playing a short season will make for a tough transition. (Sportsnet)

At the very least, former Canadiens coach Jacques Demers believes in the Habs. (Montreal Gazette)

Today marks Day 105 of the NHL lockout. 19 players in NHL history have scored 105 points in a season. The last to do it? Dany Heatley with the Ottawa Senators in 2006-07.

  1. busdriver71 - Dec 29, 2012 at 9:14 AM

    Are you sure about that?

    Here’s the headline from the Ken Campbell article:
    “Thanks to Donald Fehr, NHL negotiating against itself…and losing”

  2. holtbeast - Dec 29, 2012 at 9:39 AM

    Yeah, pretty sure Ken Campbell is saying exactly the opposite of what you said he’s saying.

  3. messiahleper2012 - Dec 29, 2012 at 10:31 AM

    “Today marks Day 105 of the NHL lockout. 19 players in NHL history have scored 105 points in a season. The last to do it? Dany Heatley with the Ottawa Senators in 2006-07.”

    Um…Malkin had 109 points last year. Get your facts straight.

    • killerpgh - Dec 29, 2012 at 10:39 AM

      He is talking about finishing the season with 105 points.

  4. messiahleper2012 - Dec 29, 2012 at 10:34 AM

    As well as Crosby and Oveckin having 109 in the 2009-10 season, Henrik Sedin had 112 points that season as well.

  5. messiahleper2012 - Dec 29, 2012 at 10:37 AM

    …as well in 2008-09 season Malkin had 113 points, Ovechkin had 110; in 2007-08 season Ovechkin had 112, Malkin had 106 points.

  6. whatthepuck2012 - Dec 29, 2012 at 10:44 AM

    …none of which equal 105. He’s talking about finishing with exactly 105 points.

  7. messiahleper2012 - Dec 29, 2012 at 10:48 AM

    Well poorly worded on his part. Generally, a fact stated like that usually include those who exceeded it as well. i.e. players who scored 50 goals last season, I’d include Stamkos, even though he scored more then 50

    • alexbaymac - Dec 29, 2012 at 12:14 PM

      Yeah, I’d agree it could have been worded better. It looks like he’s writing a series of these; I think 102 points was yesterday or the day before.

  8. blomfeld - Dec 29, 2012 at 2:29 PM

    WHO CARES ?

    What a joke eh? All these guys above arguing about “so and so” getting 105 points, or 109, or 112, etc … almost like a bunch of buzzards fighting over the scraps of a carcass or something? The bottom line friends is that our glorious LA Kings “annihilated” the very best which the Eastern Conference produced last year! And by doing so, we are the reigning Stanley Cup Champions and the “greatest” team in the world today! And if that isn’t enough, then check this out … we’re going to do it all again come this summer !!! :)

    GO KINGS GO !!! … TODAY, TOMORROW AND FOREVER !!!!!! :)

    *** the puck drops on Saturday, January 19th @ 1500 hrs EST ***

  9. sjsharksfan11 - Dec 29, 2012 at 3:52 PM

    He should do something actually charitable an leave his baby antics on the ice at home. Can’t stand the woman

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