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PHT Morning Skate: Jarry’s start; Petry on ‘frustrating’ Habs record

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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 16: Tristan Jarry #35 of the Pittsburgh Penguins makes a save against the Chicago Blackhawks at PPG PAINTS Arena on October 16, 2021 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images)

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Welcome to the PHT Morning Skate, a collection of links from the NHL and around the hockey world. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at phtblog@nbcsports.

• One Penguin who has impressed in the opening week of the NHL season? That would be goaltender Tristan Jarry. [Pensburgh]

• Is Igor Shesterkin on a road to become the Rangers’ next Henrik Lundqvist? [Ken Campbell]

• After entering COVID-19 protocols on Tuesday, the Jets announced Blake Wheeler has a symptomatic case of the virus. Wheeler will remain in isolation in Minnesota for at least 10 days. [Winnipeg Sun]

• Jeff Petry on the Canadiens’ 0-4 start: “It’s frustrating, we’re four games into the year and half of our games have been no effort.” [TSN]

• Golden Knights forward Mark Stone won’t need surgery, but according to Peter DeBoer he remains ‘between day to day and week to week.’ []

• An interesting look at Climate Pledge Arena, home of the expansion Seattle Kraken. [ESPN]

• The Canucks finally got approval for full capacity crowds at Rogers Arena. They are the last NHL team to do so. [Sportsnet]

• They’re undefeated so far, but plenty of challenges remain ahead for the Sabres. [Buffalo Hockey Beat]

• Your daily fantasy hockey notes. [NBC Sports Edge]


Sean Leahy is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at or follow him on Twitter @Sean_Leahy.