Jan 15, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
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.
So far, replacing Edmonton Oilers coach Ralph Krueger with Dallas Eakins has been a step backwards for the team. (Edmonton Journal)
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The Buffalo Sabres cited the upcoming Olympic break as one of the reasons they sent 19-year-old Mikhail Grigorenko to the QMJHL. (Buffalo News)
Highlights from Philadelphia’s 4-3 victory over Buffalo:
- Hawks’ biggest question: What happens with Patrick Kane? 45
- Hall of Famer Al Arbour passes away 21
- Poll: Who will be San Jose’s next captain? 24
- Mike Richards charged with possession of controlled substance 95
- Gio won’t go: Flames extend Giordano for six years, $40.5M 13
- Pens’ plan for now: Crosby starts as Kessel’s center 25
- O, Dear: Russia fined $85K for skipping Canadian anthem 31
- Kings ink Ehrhoff to a one-year, $1.5 million deal 27
- Quebec City, Vegas advance to final phase of NHL expansion process 50
- Here’s the full NHL 2015 preseason schedule, starting Sept. 20 5