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PHT Morning Skate: Where Senators, Jets want to bolster offense through trade

Mar 19, 2013, 7:15 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.

The Edmonton Oilers might not make the playoffs, but for the first time for a lot of their young stars, they’re playing in games that matter late into the season. (Edmonton Journal)

For the Pittsburgh Penguins, scoring goals is rarely an issue, but lately they’ve been sound defensively too. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

Ottawa Senators GM Bryan Murray would like to add a top-six forward, but it won’t be easy. (Ottawa Sun)

Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff is largely in the same boat as Murray and Cheveldayoff conceded that he’s hardly alone in his desire to add a skilled forward. “But we’ve positioned ourselves well,” Cheveldayoff added. “We do have the assets that if the right deal comes along we can pounce on it.” (Winnipeg Sun)

After a couple seasons in the NHL, 22-year-old Marcus Kruger has gotten comfortable with the Chicago Blackhawks. (Chicago Tribune)

Dallas Stars defenseman Aaron Rome (broken foot) has been skating recently, but he’ll miss at least two more games. (Dallas Morning News)

Philadelphia Flyers forward Scott Hartnell spent half of Monday’s 4-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on the fourth game after he spent two minutes in the sin bin for roughing. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Toronto Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle has a few issues with Mikhail Grabovski‘s play. (Toronto Sun)

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