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PHT Morning Skate: NHL players staying connected to fans; Stars executives take paycuts

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• NHL players and teams are trying to stay connected with fans during the coronavirus outbreak. (CTV)

• Delaware North places full-time staff at TD Garden in Boston on temporary leave. (Boston Herald)

• Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill and CEO Jim Lites are taking paycuts to help help the organization during the stoppage. (Dallas Morning News)

• Tampa Bay Lightnings players pledge 500,000 meals to feed to help feed those in need in Tampa Bay. (Lightning)

• 10 AHL players expected to fight for NHL jobs next season. (The Hockey News)

• Forming New York Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro is savoring his newest hockey journey. (New England Hockey Journal)

• The four best hockey moments from The Office. (Sporting News)

• The time Dave “Killer” Carlson interviewed Dale Tallon. (Puck Junk)

• The Doc Emrick windshield wiper play by play:

Adam Gretz is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at or follow him on Twitter @AGretz.