PHT Morning Skate: Where Leino, Hejduk are hurt


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.

The Ottawa Senators are about to begin a grueling seven-game road trip that will span over roughly two weeks. (Ottawa Citizen)

As Ryan Jones matures, the fear of being traded around the deadline doesn’t bother him like it used to. (Edmonton Journal)

The Buffalo Sabres have lost Ville Leino to an upper-body injury. (

Meanwhile Colorado Avalanche forward Milan Hejduk has suffered a shoulder injury. (Denver Post)

34-year-old Toby Petersen is getting a chance to extend his NHL career after spending most of the season in the minors. (Dallas Morning News)

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul has been tremendous since returning from a forearm injury. (Toronto Sun)

Brent Burns shifted back to the blueline on Saturday. Should he stay there or play as a forward on Monday, given his recent success? (CSN Bay Area)

The New Jersey Devils have had trouble protecting leads late in games recently. (The Star-Ledger)

Highlights from the Boston Bruins’ 2-0 victory over the Buffalo Sabres:

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