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PHT Morning Skate: Lightning prospect Drouin ready for next step

2013 NHL Draft

NEWARK, NJ - JUNE 30: Jonathan Drouin puts on his jersey with Steve Yzerman, Vice President and General Manager after being selected number three over all in the first round by the Tampa Bay Lightning during the 2013 NHL Draft at the Prudential Center on June 30, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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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.

Lightning rookie Jonathan Drouin comes into training camp with high hopes and he’s ready to get his NHL career off to a roaring start. (The Tampa Tribune)

Speaking of young guys ready to prove something this year, Boston’s Dougie Hamilton wants to do things a bit stronger this year after winding up in the press box for most of the playoffs last season. (

Derek Roy wants to deliver what’s been missing in St. Louis recently: Someone who can get their goal scorers the puck. (In The Slot)

Marc Staal is ready to return from an eye injury that nearly cost him his career. (Yahoo!)

The Flames have teamed up with the Alaska Aces of the ECHL. (Your Alaska Link)

Finally, the Canucks want to know if prospect Jordan Subban, P.K.'s youngest brother, has a fake laugh. Hmm.... (Canucks twitter)

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