PHT Morning Skate: Shelley owes NHL career to fighting

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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.

Colorado Avalanche forward Ryan O’Reilly is a big believer in the benefits of yoga and several of his teammates have also taken it up. (Denver Post)

Jody Shelley feels he owes his NHL career to his willingness to fight. (Canadian Press)

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Detroit Red Wings forward Jonathan Ericsson thinks he’ll be ready to return on Nov. 15. That’s the first game he’s eligible to play in after being placed on the long-term injured reserve list. (Detroit Free Press)

Although New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur recently said that he’s willing to waive his no-trade clause, he wants to make it clear that he’s not asking to be dealt. (The Bergen Record)

Alex Ovechkin doesn’t like the idea of hazing rookies. (CSN Washington)

David Clarkson’s upcoming game against the Devils on Friday has been on his mind. It will be his first contest against his former club since he signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs over the summer. (The Star-Ledger)