PHT Morning Skate: Where “accountability” is at it again in Washington


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.

Looks like it was “accountability” is what kept Alex Ovechkin on the bench for over seven minutes of the second period against Philly. For a team that wants in the playoffs they sure seem to need to be taught a lot of lessons. (

Still curious about Tuukka Rask’s condition in Boston? So are the Bruins. We should hear more today. Hopefully. (

It’s looking like Kris Versteeg will be back this week for the Panthers. (On Frozen Pond)

Who’s the guy happiest to get a fresh start with Randy Carlyle in Toronto? How about Mike Komisarek. (Toronto Sun)

Pavel Kubina doesn’t care about getting stitches mid-game. He’s like a Czech cyborg. (

Niklas Kronwall is pretty happy with his point streak but not with his play overall. Tough critic. (Detroit Free Press)

Finally, Ilya Bryzgalov’s shutout was impressive, but his post-game interview with NBCSN’s Brian Engblom was yet another Bryz classic.

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