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PHT Morning Skate: Finally, a prospect for Nashville

Apr 4, 2013, 7:35 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.

Nashville sending Martin Erat to Washington at the deadline yielded them a top prospect in Filip Forsberg that they’re positively giddy over. (The Tennessean)

Michel Therrien says the Canadiens “didn’t match their intensity” in losing to the Flyers last night. (Montreal Gazette)

Anders Lee’s transition to NHL life after leaving Notre Dame for the Islanders is going smoothly. (Islanders Point Blank)

Dustin Byfuglien going back to playing right wing? It might happen in Winnipeg after the Jets didn’t add anyone at the deadline. (Winnipeg Sun)

Doing that is made easier after Jacob Trouba arrives, although they’re not calling him a “savior” in Manitoba… Yet. (Winnipeg Sun)

Ken Holland is banking on Detroit’s youth to take care of them this season. (Detroit Free Press)

Steve Sullivan‘s career is going full-circle after being sent to New Jersey. And to think, he started as an Albany River Rat. (Fire & Ice)

Ryan Getzlaf and Teemu Selanne were pretty awesome for Anaheim last night against Dallas. (L.A. Times)

Nick Spaling sums it up well for the Predators saying every point is huge now. Well, no kidding! (The Tennessean)

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