PHT Morning Skate: Toews’ donation; Bruins layoffs

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• Donald Fehr says it’s important for the NHL to have a full 2020-21 season. (TSN)

• Coronavirus is battering Bay Area hockey. (Fear the Fin)

• Jonathan Toews has donated $100,000 to the covid-19 response fund. (NBC Sports Chicago)

• The Bruins’ decision to lay off workers won’t sit well with fans. (NBC Sports Boston)

• An NHL summer playoff bracket would make for some amazing hockey. (Mile High Sports)

• The Flames are trying to stay productive during this covid-19 pause. (Calgary Herald)

• Canucks announcer Al Murdoch is trying to brighten up people’s days during this rough time. (Sportsnet)

• Sammy’s friends through him a parade birthday party because he hasn’t been able to celebrate for two years. (NBC Connecticut)

• A 19-year-old Russian hockey player is helping out in Sydney, Nova Scotia during this covid-19 pandemic. (CTV News)

• Why are the Stars struggling to score on their high-danger chances? (Defending Big D)

Joey Alfieri is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at or follow him on Twitter @joeyalfieri.

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