PHT Morning Skate: Trotz preaches importance of keeping coaches on same page

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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.

Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz feels that the team will be dysfunctional unless all of the coaches are on the same page. (CSN Washington)

Keaton Ellerby is grateful for the hockey community’s support since his uncle Alvin Liknes, Liknes’ wife, Kathryn, and their five-year-old grandson went missing. (Winnipeg Sun)

Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews reflect on winning the Stanley Cup twice. (CSN Chicago)

On that note, here’s a look at how successful teams have been that have tied their fate to a pair of superstar players in the cap era. (SB Nation)

Adrian Dater tells the story about how the Colorado Avalanche were nearly named the Rocky Mountain Extreme. (Denver Post)

Lars Eller and the Montreal Canadiens had been eyeing a four year deal “for quite some time” before they pulled the trigger. (Canadiens’ website)