PHT Morning Skate: Leafs past collapse as training camp looms
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.
Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis doesn’t think their collapse in Game 7 of the first round against the Boston Bruins will be a focus going into training camp. He also thinks that if those final 20 minutes against the Boston Bruins were played again, Toronto would probably win 99 out of 100 times. (NHL.com)
Edmonton Oilers prospect Toni Rajala scored 17 goals and 45 points in 46 AHL games last season, but the 22-year-old asked to get out of his contract with the Oilers so that he can pursue other opportunities in Europe. (Edmonton Journal)
Kris Letang talks about what he’s done over the summer to get physically ready for 2013-14. (Penguins.nhl.com)
Chicago Blackhawks executive Mark Bernard plans to bring the Stanley Cup back to Hamilton, Ontario on Monday. (Toronto Star)
Jaroslav Halak is looking forward to training camp after spending the summer working with Blues strength and conditioning coach Nelson Ayotte. (In The Slot)
Nashville Predators defenseman Seth Jones knows he’s got a long road ahead of him if he wants to make Team USA’s roster for the 2014 Winter Olympics, but that’s his goal all the same. (The Tennessean)