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PHT Morning Skate: Could Morrow end up with Carolina?

Brenden Morrow

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Brenden Morrow (10) skates in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens in Pittsburgh Tuesday, March 26, 2013. The Penguins won 1-0. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)


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.

Should the Carolina Hurricanes go after Brenden Morrow? His agent has been in contact with the team and he expects they’ll have further conversations. (News & Observer)

Nineteen-year-old forward Reid Boucher is hoping to earn a spot on the New Jersey Devils’ opening game roster. The 2011 fourth-round pick took a huge step forward last season with 62 goals in 68 OHL games. (New Jersey Online)

P.K. Subban and his father are helping underprivileged kids afford to play hockey by aiding Hyundai Hockey Helpers. (Toronto Star)

Ron Francis, the Carolina Hurricanes vice president of hockey operations, said there’s “no question” that 20-year-old forward Victor Rask has a shot of making the team out of training camp. (News & Observer)

Here are nine Pittsburgh Penguins worth keeping an eye on. (

Forward Jimmy Lodge, 18, didn’t end up being selected in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft until late in the third round. He thought he’d be taken sooner, but the new Winnipeg Jets prospect is moving past that and looking forward to the 2013-14 campaign. (Winnipeg Sun)