Morning Skate: Thursday, Feb. 6

Morning Skate: Thursday, Feb. 6
February 6, 2014, 10:00 am
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* PHT writer Mike Halford praises Phoenix Coyotes center Antoine Vermette as he works an underrated game in the desert.

* A list of the top 20 other victories besides “moral victories” that the struggling Vancouver Canucks should enjoy.
* Elliotte Friedman has his 30 thoughts, including how injured NHL players could re-ignite the debate of whether players should be involved in the Olympics.
* Puck Daddy lays out in the Olympic odds with Canada the frontrunner for the Gold Medal at the outset.

* Interesting piece from Michael Grange about the sinking loonie, and whether that threatens the bottom of Canadian pro sports teams and more NHL teams migrating back to Canada.
* Dean Lombardi wants to add a piece to the LA Kings, and clearly it would be a scoring winger as there’s some interesting names out there and potentially available.
* For something completely different: A warning about explosive material in toothpaste headed to Russia. Really.