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PHT Morning Skate: Eichel’s first game-worn Sabres jersey sells for over $39,000 at team auction

Connor McDavid

Buffalo Sabres’ Jack Eichel skates during the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) Rookie Showcase in Toronto, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press via AP)


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.

--The Buffalo Sabres foundation fetched over $39,000 for Jack Eichel’s first game-worn jersey. (Buffalo News)

--Flyers first round pick Ivan Provorov flattened an opponent over the weekend.

--Do players ever think about how the guy they were traded for is doing with his new team? The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has the answer. (Post-Gazette).

--Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett will coach his 1000th NHL game tonight. (

--Avs prospect Mikko Rantanen is having a solid first year in North America. (

--Leafs head coach Mike Babcock sent John Scott a text message to convince him to go to the All-Star game. (TSN)