PHT Morning Skate: Gronkowski plays on-ice dodgeball, Mayweather buys Vegas season tickets


New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski played some on-ice dodgeball during an intermission in the ECHL Florida Everblades’s game against the Fort Wayne Komets.

You can see that below:

This comes after Gronkowski spiked the ceremonial puck during a Bruins’ game.

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The list of people that have pledged to buy season tickets for the possible Las Vegas hockey NHL include UFC president Dana White and Floyd Mayweather. (Chris Johnston)

Vancouver Canucks defenseman Kevin Bieksa (hand) is upbeat about his recovery. He also is pleasantly surprised by his bowling ability:

Just because the rival Dallas Stars and Winnipeg Jets made some significant changes on Wednesday courtesy of separate trades with the Buffalo Sabres doesn’t mean that Flames GM Brad Treliving is rushing to make a move. (Calgary Sun)

Here are the highlights from Washington’s 5-4 overtime win against San Jose:

The ECHL Ontario Reign, which will move up to the AHL next season, have unveiled their new logo. (

Whatever happens this season, Jaromir Jagr wants to continue his NHL career in 2015-16. (The Bergen Record)

Here are the highlights from the Penguins’ 4-1 victory over the Red Wings: