PHT Morning Skate: Brent Burns chia pet – what took so long?


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.

As you can see in the video above, Chris Chelios had fun (briefly) disrupting Nicklas Lidstrom’s intermission interview on NBCSN.

(You can see his puck drop ceremony at the bottom of this post.)

The value of playing the (draft) lottery. (Sportsnet)

Five possible trade deadline bargains. (The Hockey News)

The case for chasing Jeff Skinner in a trade. (TSN)

The chia pet Brent Burns, aka one of those “How did I not think of that?” ideas.