PHT Morning Skate: Jets prospect scores with center ice backhander

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.

Winnipeg Jets prospect Carl Klingberg probably didn’t think he would get his first goal of the season this way. Just 1:24 minutes into AHL St. John’s game last night, he scored on a backhander that he flicked towards the Binghamton Senators’ net from center ice:

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Highlights from Chicago’s 4-0 victory over Philadelphia:

Alex Pietrangelo shaved his head in support of his girlfriend’s niece, who is battling cancer at the age of five. The NHL also began #HockeyFightsCancer Awareness Month on Monday. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Members of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team will host a Miracle on Ice Fantasy Camp. The five-day event will start on March 29. (Associated Press)

Adam Henrique hopes to best his 2013-14 career-high of 25 goals as the Devils try to make the playoffs for the first time since 2012. (The Star-Ledger)

Tim Gleason feels losing the physical edge to his game led to him being bought out by the Toronto Maple Leafs. He’s tried to change that in 2014-15. (News & Observer)

Christian Ehrhoff is enjoying being with a contender in Pittsburgh and getting a fresh start. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

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