PHT Morning Skate: Where Chara will soon come to a decision on Europe

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.

A look at the Pittsburgh Penguins’ blueline depth. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

The New Jersey Devils have four goaltenders competing for two spots with the AHL Albany Devils. Given that Martin Brodeur is 40 and Johan Hedberg is 39, the Devils goaltending prospects are on the cusp of a golden opportunity. (The Bergen Record)

Zdeno Chara will decide if he’s going to play in Europe — and if so, where — “within the week,” according to his agent. (CSNNE)

Zac Dalpe sees the 2012-13 campaign as a “huge” season for his career. (Raleigh News & Observer)

Sidney Crosby and Matt Duchene have gone to Vail to engage in high-altitude training. (Denver Post)

A look at some Ottawa Senators storylines — or at least the ones that will be the focus in Ottawa when/if the 2012-13 season starts. (Ottawa Citizen)

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