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PHT Morning Skate: Newfoundland goalie enters stands to save fan’s life

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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.

Patty O’Brien is both a paramedic and a goaltender in the Newfoundland-based CWSHL, so when a fan suffered an apparent heart attack, he went into the stands while still in his gear and resuscitated the man. (NL Hockey Talk)

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The KHL remembers Viktor Tikhonov. (

If you want to learn more about Connor McDavid, who has the potential to become an NHL star, then this is a great piece to read. (SB Nation)

The Toronto Maple Leafs have had the luxury of using on their top line less in 2014-15. (

The mascot of the Knoxville Ice Bears suffered a concussion. (Puck Daddy)

Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville felt his team “didn’t have much going” in Sunday’s 4-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks. (CSN Chicago)

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