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PHT Morning Skate: Where Jordan Staal starts talking contract with Carolina

Jun 27, 2012, 8:43 AM EST

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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.

Jordan Staal and the Hurricanes will start talking contract soon. (News & Observer)

New CBA talks will start up on Friday. Wouldn’t it be nice to have that get wrapped up quickly? (Globe And Mail)

Uh oh, someone told Bill Plaschke about the Kings’ missing Stanley Cup puck. (Los Angeles Times)

The Oilers are set to make Ralph Krueger their new head coach. (Edmonton Journal)

John Tavares is set to be one of the players figuring into the CBA discussions. Not bad for a still pretty young kid. (Sportsnet)

Acquisitions don’t seem to turn out that great for the Sabres after guys arrive in Buffalo. Well that’s depressing. (Buffalo News)

Red Wings executive Jim Devellano has always regretted trading now Hall Of Fame center Adam Oates out of Detroit. (Detroit Free Press)

Speaking of Oates, bet you didn’t know he used to be a punk in high school, dyed hair and leather jackets and all. (D.C. Sports Bog)

Robin Lehner is working hard to be the hot prospect in Ottawa again. (Senators Extra)

Brad Staubitz wants to return to Montreal. (Montreal Gazette)

Taylor Fedun‘s comeback from a shattered leg is incredible. (Edmonton Journal)

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