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PHT Morning Skate: Where the Sharks are the heaviest

Jan 19, 2013, 9:00 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.

James Mirtle breaks down all 30 NHL teams by height, weight and age. The San Jose Sharks come in strong there, as they’re the tallest, heaviest and eighth oldest. (Mirtle’ blog)

Apparently 200,000 tuned in … to watch a Pittsburgh Penguins scrimmage. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis discusses the league’s new measures regarding quality ice. (The Washington Times via Kukla’s Korner)

Jonathan Toews should be OK to play despite missing practice with flu-like symptoms. (CSNChicago.com)

Five key questions for the Dallas Stars. (Dallas Morning News)

Joe Pelletier has an interesting choice for the most electrifying player he’s ever seen. (Greatest Hockey Legends)

Mile High Hockey puts various media sources’ rankings for the Colorado Avalanche in one spot. (Mile High Hockey)

The Ottawa Senators believe that the key to lockout forgiveness is free beer. (Puck Daddy)

A call for more from Milan Lucic. (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

Latest Posts
  1. Hurricanes add Ray Whitney, three others to scouting staff

    Aug 31, 2015, 4:30 PM EDT

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    Former coach Jeff Daniels is also staying within the organization after being relieved of his AHL coaching duties.

  2. Poll: Will Seabrook re-sign?

    Aug 31, 2015, 2:12 PM EDT

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    You can expect this question to be asked throughout the year.

  3. Under Pressure: Stan Bowman

    Aug 31, 2015, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Heck, the ‘Hawks are still over the salary cap ceiling.

  4. Hawks’ biggest question: What happens with Patrick Kane?

    Aug 31, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

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    Chicago’s star forward remains under police investigation.

  5. Looking to make the leap: Artemi Panarin

    Aug 31, 2015, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Can his KHL success translate to North America?

  6. Blackhawks ’15-16 Outlook

    Aug 31, 2015, 10:04 AM EDT

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    Plenty of changes in the Windy City.

  7. It’s Chicago Blackhawks day at PHT

    Aug 31, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

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    The defending Stanley Cup champs dealt away key pieces in the offseason.

  8. Cooke: ‘I have fire in my belly, I still feel I can play’

    Aug 30, 2015, 9:00 PM EDT

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    The 36-year-old is still looking for a contract after being bought out by the Wild.

  9. Poll: Will Minnesota’s power play improve this season?

    Aug 30, 2015, 7:00 PM EDT

    The Wild ranked 27th overall last season with the man advantage.

  10. Wild’s biggest question: Who will step up at center?

    Aug 30, 2015, 5:00 PM EDT

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    Granlund scored just eight goals last season while playing between Pominville and Parise.

  11. Looking to make the leap: Mike Reilly

    Aug 30, 2015, 3:00 PM EDT

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    He’s hoping to crack the Wild’s opening night roster after three seasons at the University of Minnesota.

  12. Under Pressure: Devan Dubnyk

    Aug 30, 2015, 1:30 PM EDT

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    He’ll have to prove last season was not a fluke.

  13. Report: Ballard, Leopold leaning towards retirement

    Aug 30, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

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    Both blue liners are unrestricted free agents.

  14. Wild ’15-16 Outlook

    Aug 30, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

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    Can they take a step forward this season?

  15. Glencross regrets taking hometown discount

    Aug 29, 2015, 9:00 PM EDT

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    He’s currently an unrestricted free agent.

  16. Under Pressure: Brandon Saad

    Aug 29, 2015, 7:30 PM EDT

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    Columbus bet heavily on him this summer.

  17. Poll: Will Columbus win its first playoff series?

    Aug 29, 2015, 6:00 PM EDT

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    Just making the postseason would be seen as a good season, but perhaps the Blue Jackets are in position to do more.

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  1. P. Kessel (1916)
  2. P. Kane (1438)
  3. P. Datsyuk (1346)
  4. M. Richards (1198)
  5. M. Giordano (1179)