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PHT Morning Skate: A baby in the Stanley Cup (and the Cup in a helicopter)


James OBrien

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.

Zoom way in on this super-high-resolution photo from the United Center. Your results may vary based on whether you were at the Stanley Cup Final game or know someone who was. (Gigapixel)

Jakub Voracek wins the Czech player of the year nod, then gets all he can handle from a rabbit mascot. (Puck Daddy)

Connor McDavid’s pose is impressive, too. (USA Today)

This is awkward: looking at what the shirts and other celebratory materials would have looked like if the Tampa Bay Lightning won it all instead. (The Hockey News)


Talk about a perfect Father’s Day gift; witness Antoine Vermette’s newborn baby Emilia resting preciously in the Stanley Cup:

From adorable to awesome, we have Marian Hossa bringing the Cup for a helicopter ride. (H/T to The Score.)