PHT Morning Skate: Recovering after a night filled with tricks


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.

Viktor Stalberg scored his first NHL hat trick against the Blue Jackets in a 5-2 win. (

Saku Koivu also had a hat trick, this one against Dallas and getting some help from Teemu Selanne on his hat trick goal. (OC Register)

Adam Henrique had a trick of a different kind against Calgary earning the Gordie Howe hat trick in a loss to the Flames. (The Star-Ledger)

Down Goes Brown gives us his hilarious take on the midseason winners and losers. (Down Goes Brown)

Jonas Gustavsson is the only Monster that’s welcome in Toronto and his play in goal is making people believe in him again. (TSN)

Darryl and Brent Sutter are trying to mend fences after a rough turn of events in Calgary. (Calgary Sun)

All they want in Nashville these days is a GooGoo goal. And now you want to know what in the world that is. (Preds On The Glass)

The mayor of Glendale can’t get a return phone call from one of the two parties interested in buying the Coyotes. Uh oh. (Winnipeg Free Press)

Ryan Ellis is looking awfully good these days in Nashville. (Tennessean)

Jets coach Claude Noel ripped Evander Kane pretty good after losing to Boston. That seems a bit unfair, the Bruins are good at making people look bad. (Winnipeg Sun)

Jordan Eberle is aiming to be back from his knee injury before All-Star break. (Edmonton Journal)

Finally, Jarome Iginla got in on the hat trick action as well with a Gordie Howe hat trick of his own. (NHL)