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PHT Morning Skate: Where Alex Kovalev wants to stage an NHL comeback

Pittsburgh Penguins v Tampa Bay Lightning - Game Four

TAMPA, FL - APRIL 20: Alex Kovalev #72 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates with the puck against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the St. Pete Times Forum on April 20, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/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.

North Dakota has ditched their controversial nickname and logo. (

Graham Hathway wonders if it would make sense for the Detroit Red Wings to trade Pavel Datsyuk. (Detroit Free Press)

2009 first-round pick Kyle Palmieri wrote a blog post about the start of training camp in Norfolk. (

Alex Kovalev is hoping to work his way back into the NHL when the lockout ends. (Calgary Sun)

Andrew Ladd has turned down the opportunity to play in the KHL. Instead, he’ll stay with his pregnant wife. (Winnipeg Sun)

A look at the AHL Toronto Marlies’ training camp. (TSN)