PHT Morning Skate: Where Sens owner Melnyk makes young fan’s day

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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.

An 11-year-old Senators fan was invited to watch yesterday’s 3-2 overtime win against Montreal from Senators owner Eugene Melnyk’s personal suite. Melnyk made the offer after Keila Penner was told by her Montreal-area school that she couldn’t wear her Senators’ jersey. The rule was that the kids had to wear either their uniforms or Canadiens’ jerseys. (NHL.com)

Guillaume Latendresse noted his concussion history while defending his decision not to fight Montreal’s Ryan White in Game 2. Latendresse was a healthy scratch for Games 3 and 4. (Ottawa Citizen)

Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien talks about the “Toronto Stronger” sign that made an appearance during Game 3 of the Bruins-Leafs series. “Sometimes the best and the worst comes out in the passion of our game.” (Boston Herald)

The Los Angeles Kings have called up a pair of goaltenders, 23-year-old Martin Jones and 21-year-old Jean-Francois Berube. (LA Kings Insider)

The case for Seth Jones being selected by the Colorado Avalanche with the number one pick. (Denver Post)

A recap of some of the recent 2013 IIHF World Championship action. (NHL.com)

Marty Turco will be hosting poker and golf fundraisers to help Children’s Medical Center. (Dallas News)

Highlights from the Islanders’ 6-4 win over Pittsburgh:

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