PHT Morning Skate: Where Gonchar wants to re-sign with Senators


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.

39-year-old defenseman Sergei Gonchar would like to play for two more seasons. He’s scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent this summer, but he’s hoping to re-sign with the Ottawa Senators. (Ottawa Citizen)

A look back at the 2013 New York Rangers. (

Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli doesn’t seem too concerned about trading first-round picks. “A first-round pick, you’ve got to pay to get a quality player,” Chiarelli said. “We’ve shown that we’ve been able to replace those types of players.” Boston surrendered its 2013 first-round pick to the Dallas Stars as part of the Jaromir Jagr trade. The pick was conditional on the Bruins reaching the Eastern Conference finals. (Boston Herald)

Kings forward Dustin Brown is looking forward to playing in a Game 7. “When you’re road hockey, you’re always playing in a Game 7, right?” (LA Kings Insider)

A look at some of the coaches seeking employment in the NHL for the 2013-14 campaign. (Toronto Sun)

Three top prospects from the Memorial Cup winning Halifax Mooseheads will show up to the 2013 NHL Scouting Combine late so that they can participate in the city’s celebrations. (

Why star players like Daniel Alfredsson shouldn’t worry about retiring early in an attempt to finish on top. (Ottawa Citizen)

Highlights from Chicago’s 4-3 win over Detroit:

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