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PHT Morning Skate: Landeskog to be a leader for Team Sweden

May 3, 2013, 7:39 AM EDT

Gabriel Landeskog 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.

It’s looking like Gabriel Landeskog will wear an “A” for Team Sweden at World Championships. This is what happens when the Red Wings keep making the playoffs. (Denver Post)

Hang on, someone wants to have Carolina trade Jeff Skinner? You serious, Clark? (News & Observer)

Barret Jackman‘s goal for the Blues last night was his first career playoff goal. He started playing in 2001-02, by the way. (NHL.com)

We’re talking headshots galore thanks to Eric Gryba‘s hit on Lars Eller. Allan Maki wants “the veil lifted” regarding shots to the head. (Globe And Mail)

Sweet gamesmanship here: Alain Vigneault says the Sharks are cheating in the faceoff circle. (CSNBayArea.com)

Teemu Selanne has the respect of the Red Wings. They’d probably like him better if he’d stop scoring on them though. (Detroit Free Press)

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