PHT Morning Skate: Why can’t Detroit attract top free agents?

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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.

Detroit doesn’t appear to be a top destination for free agents anymore, but why is that? (Winging it in Motown)

Did the Edmonton Oilers successfully identify a diamond in the rough when they took Greg Chase in the seventh round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. (Edmonton Sun)

Stars GM Jim Nill is a popular man in Dallas right now. (SB Nation)

It’s never too early to start thinking about next year’s draft. Here’s a very early look at the class of 2015. (The Hockey Writers)

Do the Carolina Hurricanes have a decent shot of making the playoffs next season? (News & Observer)

Here’s the argument in favor of the Oilers shopping defenseman Justin Schultz. (Edmonton Journal)