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PHT Morning Skate: Where Ted Nolan is happy being a hockey dad

Czech Republic v Latvia - 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - MAY 10: Ted Nolan, head coach of Latvia looks on during the IIHF World Championship group S match between Czech Republic and Latvia at Ericsson Globe on May 10, 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/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.

Ted Nolan was more than happy to sit in the stands and watch his son, Jordan Nolan, win a Stanley Cup. (

Kings fans showed Vancouver fans a thing or two about how to celebrate the right way. Then again, Canucks fans didn’t have anything to celebrate last year. (Toronto Sun)

The Kings’ future is looking very bright... (Los Angeles Times)

...But they’re going to have to get Jonathan Quick signed up to a long-term deal soon. His contract runs out after next season. (Los Angeles Times)

Haggs says we could be in for a shorter season next year. Wee, labor fun! (

The Blues parted ways with AHL coach Jared Bednar. (Post-Dispatch)