PHT Morning Skate: Carbon monoxide leak hospitalizes 81 at junior hockey game


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.

A carbon monoxide leak at Poppy Waterman Ice Arena during a Minnesota Junior Hockey League game led to 81 people being hospitalized. (StarTribune)

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Brenden Dillon, who San Jose acquired from Dallas on Nov. 21, has been a great addition to the Sharks’ blueline. (CSN Bay Area)

Sean Couturier doesn’t want to be known as just a defensive forward. Lately he’s been contributing at both ends of the ice. (Philadelphia Daily News)

Highlights from Pittsburgh’s 4-2 win over Tampa Bay:

The Columbus Blue Jackets might get Fedor Tyutin back tonight as they look to extend their winning streak to seven games. (Columbus Dispatch)

AHL Grand Rapids Griffins forward Mark Zengerle skated hard to make goaltender Richard Bachman pay for coming out of his crease to charge the puck (H/T Puck Daddy):

Dustin Byfuglien will continue to serve as a defenseman for Winnipeg Jets for at least a little longer. (Winnipeg Sun)