PHT Morning Skate: Where Brayden Schenn is turning his season around


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.

Brayden Schenn is turning his season around nicely in Philly. Getting to play bigger minutes thanks to injury helps out too. (

Hey, how’d the Ottawa Senators get so heavy in offensive prospects? (Senators Extra)

Jake Gardiner thought scoring his first NHL goal was “awesome.” Talk about downplaying things. (Toronto Sun)

Jochen Hecht is out of action with a concussion. Again. (Buffalo News)

Daniel Alfredsson had a goal disallowed against Phoenix last night. The Coyotes wound up winning 3-2. Controversy! (Ottawa Sun)

Anaheim is focusing on the positives of late. They’ll probably be ignoring the heck out of last night’s 1-0 loss to Dallas then. (OC Register)

The Winnipeg Jets are thankful for the All-Star break. (Winnipeg Sun)

So are the Chicago Blackhawks, but for more health-related reasons. (

Finally, Alex Ovechkin might be suspended but you can’t stop him from handing out the shaving cream pie in the post-game interview to Mathieu Perreault. (