PHT Morning Skate: Can a change in medication get Stamkos back on the ice sooner?
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.
--Steven Stamkos is experimenting with a different blood-thinner to see if it could get him back in the lineup sooner. (Canoe)
--The Blues’ playoff success is helping fans forget about losing the NFL’s Rams. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
--Max Pacioretty looks back at his first season as captain of the Canadiens. (Sportsnet)
--Watch the highlights from last night’s game between the Sharks and Blues. (Top)
--Manon Rheaume and Linda Cohn talk about breaking barriers in sports. (Sports Illustrated)
--He may not be playing much, but Ben Hutton is thrilled to be at the World Championships. (National Post)
--David Backes gave Joe Thornton’s beard a nice tug: