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.
He’s not asking to be dealt, but Martin Brodeur wouldn’t mind it if Devils GM Lou Lamoriello asked him to waive his no-trade clause. (The Star-Ledger)
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Ottawa Senators GM Bryan Murray hasn’t decided if he’ll be a buyer or seller at the trade deadline. “The team will decide that issue over the next couple of weeks.” (Ottawa Citizen)
Sergei Gonchar didn’t make Team Russia’s Olympic roster, but he still wanted to voice his support for the upcoming Sochi games amid the recent security concerns. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
Devils forward Dainius Zubrus broke his nose during Sunday’s outdoor game against the New York Rangers. As coach Pete DeBoer recalled, Zubrus had his nose reset and then, to the surprise of a Yankee trainer watching, returned to the contest. He went onto log another 14:29 minutes last night. (The Bergen Record)
Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan recorded his 500th career assist in Phoenix’s 3-0 win over Los Angeles on Tuesday. (Coyotes.nhl.com)
Highlights from Washington’s 5-4 overtime victory against Buffalo: