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PHT Morning Skate: Where RFAs Del Zotto, P.K. Subban wait for contracts

Jan 12, 2013, 7:45 AM EDT

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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.

Top prospect Vladimir Tarasenko impressed some of the St. Louis Blues players in his first informal skate. (Blues.nhl.com)

Restricted free agent Michael Del Zotto has been in talks with the New York Rangers since Tuesday and is hopeful the two sides can agree on a “fair deal” before training camp. (The Bergen Record)

Meanwhile, fellow restricted free agent P.K. Subban doesn’t know every detail about his contract negotiations, but his agent, told him that he’d “be kept in the loop for the next 24-48 hours.” (Montreal Gazette)

The Pittsburgh Penguins are reportedly expected to play four of their first five games on the road. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

Scott Niedermayer talked more about what his duties will be as the Anaheim Ducks’ newest assistant coach. (Ducks.nhl.com)

Kris Letang talks about his very brief KHL stint. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

Chicago Blackhawks forward Bryan Bickell will try to rebound this season after the “speed bump” that was his 2011-12 campaign. (Chicago Tribune)

Sven Baertschi is excited going into the Calgary Flames’ training camp and eager to make the team. He should do more than just that. (Flames.nhl.com)

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