PHT Morning Skate: Selanne weighs in on the Ducks sweep of the Jets
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.
Teemu Selanne, who spent portions of his career in both Winnipeg and Anaheim, weighed in on the Ducks sweep of the Jets following Wednesday’s game. The Finnish Flash believes the Jets have a bright future while the Ducks were simply the better team in the series.
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Fighting may be down in the NHL and the role of the enforcer diminishing, but that won’t stop the production of a sequel to the movie “Goon”. “Goon 2" is expected to start shooting in June. (Bar Down)
Sticking with the fighting theme, here’s a look at the new Grantland documentary “Knuckes vs. Numbers”, which focuses on the dying breed of enforcers in the game:
The Val-d’Or Foreurs, who trailed their Quebec Major Junior Hockey League best-of-seven series with Baie-Comeau Drakkar 3-0, battled all the way back to win the series in seven games. However, following the Foreurs’ Game 7 victory, the traditional handshake line was scrapped. (The Hockey News)
One of the worst shootout attempts ever occurred in a recent Division 2A IIHF game between Serbia and Spain. Marko Milovanovic was apparently a little too excited to get his attempt started. Have a look: