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PHT Morning Skate: Sorry, Garth Brooks

50th Academy Of Country Music Awards - Roaming Show

50th Academy Of Country Music Awards - Roaming Show

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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.

The Tampa Bay Lightning making the 2015 Stanley Cup Final is bad news for New York Rangers and Garth Brooks fans, as those home dates prompted the country music star to cancel three shows in Tampa this coming week. He said he’ll watch the series, though, so that’s good! (Tampa Bay Tribune)

The importance of prospects in building Cup contenders. (The Hockey News)

Emilio Estevez extends his moment back in the Mighty Ducks limelight:

Speaking of Ducks of the past, Teemu Selanne was ready to go before Saturday’s Game 7, apparently:

Quite a few notable people congratulated those involved in the 2015 Memorial Cup Final from Sunday night. Here are a couple highlighted tweets:

(Jeremy Brodeur was the Oshawa Generals’ backup.)

Also: Aww.

Finally, the NHL really nailed this Stanley Cup promo. Wow: