PHT Morning Skate: Tyler Seguin happy to shift to center

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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.

So this isn’t exactly timely anymore, but in belated honor of Independence Day, here’s a list of the top best American-born players from the 2013 campaign. (Sporting News)

Tyler Seguin is “excited” to shift back to center as one of the newest members of the Dallas Stars. (Stars.nhl.com)

Oklahoma City Barons head coach Todd Nelson is disappointed that his parent club, the Edmonton Oilers, chose to select Dallas Eakins as their new bench boss over him. Nevertheless, he feels he’s very close to landing an NHL gig. (Edmonton Journal)

Don’t expect the Stanley Cup winning Chicago Blackhawks to make a big splash today. (CSN Chicago)

Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Flyers aren’t done making moves. (CSN Philly)

In defense of Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis’ decision to buy out Mikhail Grabovski’s contract. (Toronto Sun)