PHT Morning Skate: Penguins showing off their depth


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 Pittsburgh Penguins have gotten plenty of help from their fourth line. (

After failing to make the Flyers’ opening game roster, Tye McGinn is back in the NHL and making the most of his latest opportunity. (CSN Philly)

Colorado Avalanche forward Cody McLeod (knee) skated on Monday and seems probable for tonight’s game against Dallas. (Denver Post)

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After a disappointing road trip, the New York Islanders are heading home. (Newsday)

Mitch Holmberg, 20, is off to a tremendous start to the 2013-14 campaign with the WHL Spokane Chiefs. (Calgary Sun)

The Philadelphia Flyers need to work on their special teams. (CSN Philly)

Anaheim Ducks prospect Stefan Noesen will miss the rest of the season due to a knee injury. He was taken with the 21st overall pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. (Vancouver Province)