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PHT Morning Skate: Where the Sharks are the heaviest

Jan 19, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

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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)

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