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.
Eric Gelinas, 22, has been credited with injecting some energy into the New Jersey Devils during a time when they desperately needed to turn their season around. (The Star-Ledger)
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Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien thinks skating issues are at the heart of Brad Marchand’s early season struggles. At the same time, Julien liked what he saw from Marchand during Monday’s practice and hopes it’s a sign that the 25-year-old forward will start to turn things around. (Boston Herald)
Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz plans to ease defenseman Roman Josi back into the lineup when he returns from a concussion. (The Tennessean)
Devils captain Bryce Salvador thinks he should be able to return from a fractured foot “relatively quick.” It looks like goaltender Cory Schneider won’t be out for much longer either. (The Bergen Record)
The Buffalo Sabres’ players offered their thoughts on Thomas Vanek being sent to the New York Islanders. (Buffalo News)
Highlights from Montreal’s 2-0 victory over the New York Rangers: