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PHT Morning Skate: Where the Isles broadcasters get fooled by trade rumors

Josh Bailey , Matt Martin, Blake Comeau

New York Islanders’ Josh Bailey (12) celebrates his goal with teammates Matt Martin (17) and Blake Comeau (57) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche, Thursday Nov. 10, 2011, in Denver. (AP Photo/Barry Gutierrez)


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 Islanders’ broadcast booth got fooled by an Internet trade rumor? No one pulls one over on ole’ Jiggs McDonald! (Islanders Point Blank)

Here’s to a warm and welcoming Veteran’s Day/Remembrance Day to all who have given. (Greatest Hockey Legends)

Stephane Da Costa is apparently the real deal in Ottawa. (Ottawa Sun)

Joe Corvo is turning things around for the Bruins. (

Tom Golisano didn’t want to own the Sabres anymore but he’ll take a shot at the L.A. Dodgers? Sure thing, man. (Sabres Edge)

After the Sharks beat the Wild, the traded players from the summer finally feel at home. Jeez, it took this long? (Working The Corners)

Drew Doughty scored another goal, but the Kings couldn’t beat the Canucks. (L.A. Times)

James Reimer’s agent Ray Petkau says that Reimer is improving just fine. Maybe the Leafs should just tell us how he’s doing themselves. (Toronto Sun)

Barry Trotz goes over what it’s like to coach 1,000 games in the NHL, all with the Nashville Predators. (NHL)

Eric Tangradi gets called up by Pittsburgh. Interesting. (Empty Netters)

Finally, watch Al Montoya lose his stick and take Milan Hejduk’s as a replacement. (NHL)