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PHT Morning Skate: NWHL gets its start

New York Riveters Media Day

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 16: General Manager Dani Rylan of the New York Riveters of the National Womens Hockey League speaks with the media at the Aviator Sports & Events Center on September 16, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The NWHL will commence its first season of play on October 11. (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.

The inaugural season of the NWHL is underway. (Puck Daddy)

While we’re on the subject of the NWHL, Dani Rylan wrote about the creation, goals, and strategy of the league. (The Players’ Tribune)

What’s the best time for a team trailing to pull their goaltender? (CSN Mid-Atlantic)

At the age of 36, Marian Hossa is still playing at a high level and doesn’t have any interest in calling it a career any time soon. That’s good news for Chicago given the staggering length of his contract. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Signed to a six-year, $33 million contract, Andrej Sekera isn’t off to a particularly good start with the Edmonton Oilers. (Edmonton Sun)

There’s a number of adjustments the Pittsburgh Penguins might make after scoring just one goal in their first two games. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)