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PHT Morning Skate: Karlsson’s Achilles not the same or an issue

Sep 12, 2013, 8:00 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.

Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson‘s Achilles tendon isn’t what it used to be, but he doesn’t think it will be an issue going forward. (Ottawa Citizen)

Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien‘s weight has never been a concern as far as team captain Andrew Ladd is concerned. (Winnipeg Sun)

Henrik Tallinder has faith that fellow Buffalo Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers, will bounce back after enduring a hard fall since his Calder Trophy-winning campaign. (The Buffalo New)

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri doesn’t think that his newly signed two-year deal will prevent him from playing with a “chip on my shoulder.” (Toronto Sun)

Former New York Islanders captain Mark Streit thinks John Tavares‘ promotion to team captain is “well-deserved.” Streit signed with the Philadelphia Flyers over the summer. (Newsday)

Ondrej Pavelec doesn’t typically have the best GAA or save percentage, but the main statistic he’s focused on is wins. (Winnipeg Sun)

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