Jan 15, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
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.
So far, replacing Edmonton Oilers coach Ralph Krueger with Dallas Eakins has been a step backwards for the team. (Edmonton Journal)
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The Buffalo Sabres cited the upcoming Olympic break as one of the reasons they sent 19-year-old Mikhail Grigorenko to the QMJHL. (Buffalo News)
Highlights from Philadelphia’s 4-3 victory over Buffalo:
- Workhorse goalies, forwards from last season 13
- Five interesting players still on UFA market 39
- Trotz will still cheer for Preds ‘like crazy’ 4
- Hextall: Advanced statistics small, but meaningful part of Kings’ success 7
- Hayes sees opportunity with Rangers 27
- Fanspeak: Martin Brodeur named greatest Devil in franchise history 14
- Devils’ Gomez considered retirement 7
- It’s New Jersey Devils day on PHT 22
- Fanspeak: Bobby Orr named best Bruin in franchise history 31
- Video: Bruins participate in commercials to promote NHL 15 6