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PHT Morning Skate: U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey team wins fourth straight gold

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BEIJING, CHINA - MARCH 13: Gold medal winners Team United States celebrate during the Para Ice Hockey medal ceremony after the Gold Medal game on day nine of the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics at the National Indoor Stadium on March 13, 2022 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

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Welcome to the PHT Morning Skate, a collection of links from the NHL and around the hockey world. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at phtblog@nbcsports.

• For the fourth straight time, the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey team has won gold. After topping Canada 5-0, the U.S. has now won four of the last five Paralympic Sled Hockey gold medals. [Olympic Talk]

• Jakob Chychrun is back in Arizona to be evaluated after suffering a lower-body injury against the Bruins on Saturday. [TSN]

• Another game, another poor goaltending performance from the Maple Leafs. [Sportsnet]

• The Sabres are hoping their Heritage Classic win goes a long way to bettering the team’s culture. []

• Tomas Hertl: Will he stay or will he go? [The Hockey News]

• Good read on how the PHF’s Metropolitan Riveters’ Black Rosie the Riveter jerseys were created. [The Ice Garden]

• “Leaders of the Ukrainian community in Edmonton are calling on police to treat a ‘violent attack’ on members after an Oilers game last week as a hate crime. According to the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Alberta Provincial Council, fans displaying Ukrainian flags were assaulted by men outside Rogers Place on March 9.” [CTV]

• How to increase the diversity in coaching around hockey. [Daily Faceoff]

• “How sports can help curb climate change and make the skies cleaner” [The Score]

• Dylan Strome, Trevor Moore, and Craig Smith will help your fantasy hockey teams this week. [NBC Sports Edge]


Sean Leahy is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at or follow him on Twitter @Sean_Leahy.