PHT Morning Skate: Brooks Laich’s dreams are messing with him

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.

After playing in a three overtime loss, Brooks Laich woke up the next day thinking the Caps’ season was over. That’s not a dream, that’s a nightmare. (Toronto Sun)

One thing that is nightmare-ish for the Caps? Their power play. They need that to be a lot better. (

Ken Hitchcock says the Kings are doing to the Blues what the Blues have done to other teams all year long. (Post-Dispatch)

Drew Doughty is just out there having fun, getting his uniform dirty, playing a kids game… Or whatever the hockey equivalent of that is. (Los Angeles Times)

Paging Claude Giroux, we’re waiting for you to show up in the second round. (

Oh sure the Devils are happy to be up 2-1 in the series, but they know the Flyers are dangerous. (Fire & Ice)

Igor Larionov tells Eric Duhatschek that what’s being said about Russian players recently is no good. (Globe And Mail)

Here’s a wacky idea out of Ottawa: Don Brennan says the Senators should trade Craig Anderson this summer. (Ottawa Sun)

Modern drugs and the pro hockey player: A duo that’s getting well acquainted these days. (Globe And Mail)

Is it Tuukka Time in Boston? Joe Haggerty says it might be time to make Tuukka Rask the Bruins’ starter in goal. (

Finally, nice to see the UConn men’s hockey team jump on board with the You Can Play Project. (UConn)

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