Morning Skate: Monday, Jan. 27

Morning Skate: Monday, Jan. 27
January 27, 2014, 11:45 am
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* A look at what’s causing Seth Jones to struggle in his rookie season after a hot start to his first campaign with the Nashville Predators.
* Larry Brooks gives the NHL a pat on the back for getting something right with the Stadium Series in Los Angeles and New York.
* The Ottawa Senators are looking to deal, and they’re looking for a winger capable of scoring a few goals.
* Eric Duhatschek asks if we will see a flurry of trades before the Olympic break as we saw in 2006, and whether the Del Zotto/Klein trade was a sign of that.
* Good piece by the Globe’s Kevin Paul Dupont on Zdeno Chara entering Russia as proud Slovakian flag-bearer after growing up under the communist regime.

* Jaromir Jagr made some key adjustments in his second chance at an outdoor game, and it made all the difference for the Devils winger.
* Patrick Kane likes the chances of Team USA at the Olympics. That’s good because he’s going to have to carry Team USA if they have any hopes of medaling.
* For something completely different: Daft Punk and Steve Wonder ripped it up doing “Get Lucky” at the Grammy’s last night.