PHT Morning Skate: Gaudreau’s chopping wood; Panarin’s big assist

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Artemi Panarin helped a New York City hospital in a big way. (Blue Shirt Banter)

• The hockey world came together to help front-line workers in hospital. (Sportsnet)

• The NHL pause has allowed Ducks head coach Dallas Eakins to reconnect with his family. (OC Register)

• Flyers forward Kevin Hayes discusses what he’s been doing while the season has been on hold. (NBC Sports Philly)

• Flames winger Johnny Gaudreau is chopping wood during the pause. (Calgary Herald)

• Rangers prospect K’Andre Miller was the victim of a racist outburst on a video chat. (TSN)

• There’s a lot for the Columbus Blue Jackets to be excited about right now. (The Rink)

• The best is yet to come for Jake Virtanen. (Canucks Army)

• The Hockey News is re-drafting the top 10 picks of the 2013 NHL Draft. (The Hockey News)

• Sportsnet had a Q&A with Canadiens forward Paul Byron. (Sportsnet)

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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