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.
Andre Deveaux, who played in 31 career NHL games between the Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Rangers, slashed an unsuspecting Per Helmersson prior to a Swedish league game between Deveaux’s Rogle BK and Vasteras IK. (Sportsnet)
You can see that incident below:
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The USHL’s Dubuque Fighting Saints had a Game of Thrones Night complete with a, uh, Porcelain Throne. (Puck Daddy)
Philadelphia Flyers forward Ryan White typically doesn’t get power-play ice time, but he’s on the Flyers’ top unit right now and has impressed in that role. (CSN Philly)
Here are the highlights from Pittsburgh’s 3-2 shootout win over San Jose:
The Boston Bruins will reportedly match any offer sheet signed by Dougie Hamilton once he becomes a restricted free agent this summer. However, an opposing team could put the Bruins in a rough cap position by inking Hamilton to a contract that comes with an annual average salary of around $6 million. (Boston Globe)
Valeri Nichushkin’s AHL conditioning stint is going well. (Wrong Side of the Red Line)