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PHT Morning Skate: Are Sedins first-ballot Hall of Famers?

The Predators beat the Capitals, 4-3, to lock up the Presidents' Trophy and clinch the Western Conference and Central Division titles.

Welcome to the PHT Morning Skate, a collection of links from around the hockey world. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at

• Up top, check out the highlights from last night’s game between the Capitals and Predators.

• Henrik and Daniel Sedin have put together incredible hockey careers, but will they be first ballot Hall of Famers? (Greatest Hockey Legends)

• Even though everyone was showing the Sedins love last night, there have been many times where they’ve been disrespected during their careers. (Spector’s Hockey)

• Minnesota Duluth reached the national title game thanks to two goals in the first three minutes of action against Ohio State. (USCHO)

• Canadiens prospect Jake Evans scored a last-second goal to push Notre Dame over Michigan in the other Frozen Four game. So it’ll be Minnesota Duluth vs. Notre Dame in the final. (College Hockey News)

• Another year, another surgery for Sens forward Marian Gaborik. This time he had to have a herniated disc repaired. (

• The Hughes brothers could become the first American family to have all three siblings be selected in the first round of the NHL draft. Keep an eye on 16-year-old Jack, who’s the early favorite to be selected first overall in 2019. (ESPN)

• Former Oilers owner Peter Pocklington is in some hot water, as he’s been charged with securities fraud in California. (

• The Stanley Cup made an appearance on the LA Valiant Campus:


Joey Alfieri is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at or follow him on Twitter @joeyalfieri.