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PHT Morning Skate: Training camp questions; Hughson retires

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Boston - September 17: The Boston Bruins held a captains practice at Warrior Ice Arena in Boston on September 17, 2021. New goalie Linus Ullmark (center) rests with the other players after wind sprints. (Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Boston Globe via Getty Images

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 question for every NHL team as training camps open today. [Sportsnet]

• PTOs, training camp injuries and more as teams gather this week. [NBC Sports Edge]

• The IIHF has approved a plan to hold the Women’s World Championship in August during Olympic years. [The Ice Garden]

• Longtime Hockey Night in Canada play-by-play announcer Jim Hughson is retiring after 42 seasons. []

• If you missed it last night, the Wild and Kirill Kaprizov worked out a five-year, $45 million extension. [PHT]

• Zach Hyman is eager get going with the Oilers and play with either Connor McDavid or Leon Draisaitl. [TSN]

• A new season, a new arena, but same Stanley Cup dreams for the Islanders. [NY Hockey Now]

• Sales for Seattle Kraken jerseys are breaking NHL records, the league says. [ESPN]

• Meanwhile, the Kraken held tryouts to be the team’s emergency backup goalie this week. [Sound of Hockey]


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