PHT Morning Skate: ECHL club will wear 50 Shades of Grey jerseys


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 ECHL Bakersfield Condors will wear 50 Shades of Grey jerseys on Feb. 15. (

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As Evander Kane’s time in Winnipeg potentially approaches a dramatic end, there’s plenty of blame to go around. (Winnipeg Free Press)

While we’re on the subject, Joe Haggerty doesn’t think Kane is worth the risk for the Boston Bruins. (CSN New England)

Highlights from Detroit’s 3-0 victory over Colorado:

The Royal Half took a bit of a shot at the Los Angeles Kings and the fans they’ve accumulated over their recent playoff runs:

Alex Ovechkin had a lighthearted response to a question about his minus-35 rating last season. (Ottawa Citizen)

Finally enjoying a relatively healthy season, Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang has forced himself into the conversation for the Norris Trophy. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)