PHT Morning Skate: Where Penguins’ Bennett will play with Malkin, Neal


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.

21-year-old forward Beau Bennett will get a chance to play on the same line as Evgeni Malkin and James Neal when the Pittsburgh Penguins take on the Philadelphia Flyers Thusday night. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

A look at what the trade deadline might hold for the Detroit Red Wings. (Detroit Free Press)

Winnipeg Jets coach Claude Noel passionately believes that his team is good enough to make the playoffs this season, but he feels like he needs to do more to convince his players of that. (Winnipeg Sun)

Perhaps Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Jones can relate, given that he recently spoke about the need for his team to regain some lost confidence (Edmonton Journal)

The Florida Panthers injuries have forced them to rely increasingly on their young up-and-coming players. (

Former OHL defenseman Brett Cook has been banned from playing Ontario university hockey after punching a linesman. (Calgary Sun)

The Washington Capitals got a huge confidence boost after Tuesday’s incredible comeback. (Washington Times)

Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher has never let his size hold him back and the move to the NHL hasn’t changed that. (Montreal Gazette)

You can watch highlights of the Chicago Blackhawks extending their points streak to 30 games below:

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