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.
New Jersey coach Pete DeBoer was very pleased with what he saw from Jaromir Jagr in his Devils debut. (The Star-Ledger)
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman was on hand for the Phoenix Coyotes first game under their new ownership group. (NHL.com)
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Edmonton Oilers goaltender Devan Dubnyk is trying to move past his disappointing season opener. (Edmonton Journal)
Carolina Hurricanes coach Kirk Muller wants to have regular meetings with core members of his team. (News & Observer)
The New York Islanders have scored just one goal or have been shutout in seven of their last 11 games against the Devils. The two squads will meet on Friday. (New York Newsday)
Washington Capitals coach Adam Oates isn’t sure what role recently claimed defenseman Alex Urbom will have yet. The 22-year-old will participate in his first practice with the team today. (CSN Washington)
Highlights from Los Angeles’ 3-2 victory over Minnesota: