PHT Morning Skate: Oates thinks St. Louis is a Hall of Famer

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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.

Should Marty St. Louis be inducted into the Hall of Fame after he retires? Washington Capitals coach Adam Oates thinks so. (CSN Washington)

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Retired goaltender Martin Biron will take part in Sunday’s outdoor alumni contest between the Buffalo Sabres and their AHL affiliates, the Rochester Amerks. (Buffalo News)

What should the Colorado Avalanche do about forward Paul Stastny as he slowly inches towards the unrestricted free agent market? (Denver Post)

Dallas Stars rookie Valeri Nichushkin, 18, thinks he’s ready to represent Russia in the 2014 Winter Olympics. (R-Sport)

New York Islanders goaltender Evgeni Nabokov was emotional in his return to San Jose, although a groin injury prevented him from playing against the Sharks last night. (CSN Bay Area)

Speaking of reunions, Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Ray Emery is back in Chicago for tonight’s game. In his case though, he doesn’t seem too worked up about playing against the team he won the Stanley Cup with. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Highlights from Nashville’s 4-1 win over the New York Rangers: