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PHT Morning Skate: Greiss having success; Krug’s contract

Bill Peters writes a letter to General Manger Bred Treliving and expresses a "sincere apology for offensive language" and says that he has "regretted the incident since it happened."

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• Should the Bruins use load management for some of their veteran players? (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

• Now that the Bruins have signed Chris Wagner and Charlie Coyle, what’s left for Torey Krug? (NBC Sports Boston)

• Ilya Samsonov is still adapting to the NHL both on and off the ice. (Washington Post)

• Things could be changing for Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen and that might be a good thing. (Toronto Star)

• Thomas Greiss has been really good for the New York Islanders. (Lighthouse Hockey)

• John Marino has been an important part of the Penguins’ success. (Pensburgh)

• How can coaches be successful in today’s game? (The Hockey News)

• Check out the latest edition of ESPN’s superstar roundtable. (ESPN)

• Blake Wheeler’s role has changed, but the Winnipeg Jets are starting to get positive results. (TSN)

• Auston Matthews and Jack Eichel are thankful that Don Granato is back behind the bench after a health scare. (NHL)

• The Oilers are in a playoff spot right now, but they have a lot of work to do between now and April. (Sportsnet)


Joey Alfieri is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at or follow him on Twitter @joeyalfieri.