PHT Morning Skate: Bruins visit hospital as Gru and his minions

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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.

Members of the Bruins went to Boston Children’s Hospital dressed as Gru and his minions. (Bruins.nhl.com)

Alex Ovechkin is close to surpassing Sergei Fedorov as the highest scoring Russian-born player of all-time. (NHL.com)

You can watch the highlights from Pittsburgh’s 3-1 win over Washington below:

Jakub Voracek feels his goal scoring drought is “getting old.” (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Andrei Vasilevskiy began his AHL conditioning stint with a 3-1 victory versus the Toronto Marlies. (Tampa Bay Times)

Although he’s only been used in two games so far, Emerson Etem is starting to settle in with the New York Rangers. (New York Post)

Here are the highlights from Nashville’s 2-1 win over San Jose last night:

Calgary Flames goaltending prospect Jon Gillies is adjusting to the AHL and learning from the demoted Karri Ramo. (Calgary Herald)