Paul Pierce

PHT Morning Skate: Paul Pierce chirps the Islanders

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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.

After trolling the Toronto Raptors on social media following the Wizards’ first round playoff win, Paul Pierce tried his hand at getting under the New York Islanders skin during Game 7 on Monday night.

Vancouver Canucks prospect Jake Virtanen has been suspended for a head shot in the WHL playoffs. (Yahoo)

Milke Milbury and Jeremy Roenick look ahead to Game 7 between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Detroit Red Wings, which goes Wednesday night at Amalie Arena.

Top prospect Connor McDavid threw out the first pitch at a minor league baseball game in Erie. (Bar Down)

For those who haven’t seen it, here’s another look at the ridiculous paddle save by Petr Mrazek on Brian Boyle during the second period on Monday night.