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PHT Morning Skate: It’s Selanne vs. Jagr tonight

Phoenix Coyotes v Anaheim Ducks

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 18: Teemu Selanne #8 of the Anaheim Ducks celebrates his first period goal during the game against the Phoenix Coyotes on October 18, 2013 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/NHLI via Getty Images)

Debora Robinson

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.

Tonight in Anaheim, it’s legend vs. legend when Teemu Selanne’s Anaheim Ducks face Jaromir Jagr’s New Jersey Devils. Who wins in this one? Only everyone watching. (Ducks)

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You may not have noticed but, the Toronto Maple Leafs are now 8-2-0 at Air Canada Centre. (Toronto Sun)

Cory Schneider and Martin Brodeur are making it work on and off the ice for the Devils. (Fire & Ice)

Nathan MacKinnon looked up to Jonathan Toews growing up. Keep in mind Toews is just 25 years old when you re-read that sentence and pick your jaw up off the floor. (

Detroit coach Mike Babcock has some nice things to say about Justin Abdelkader. (Detroit Free Press)

Stephen Gionta re-injured his ankle but he’s still hoping to play against Anaheim. (The Star-Ledger)

Are you worried how Team USA will fare on international ice in the Olympics? Chris Peters tells you to stop worrying and wave that banner high. (United States of Hockey)

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