PHT Morning Skate: Neely hopes RFAs Krug, Smith realize Bruins’ situation

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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.

Bruins president Cam Neely hopes that restricted free agents Torey Krug and Reilly Smith “realize what the situation that we’re in.” He added that there’s not a whole lot Boston can do in the negotiations given its cap situation. (The Bruins Blog)

Meanwhile, Simon Gagne and Ville Leino should get fair shots at making the Boston Bruins’ roster after being invited to the team’s training camp. (CSN New England)

The Nashville Predators were the league’s best team on the draw last season, but they didn’t make the most of their faceoff wins. (The Score)

Cory Schneider is “excited and proud” to get the opportunity to follow in Martin Brodeur’s footsteps as the New Jersey Devils’ starting goaltender. (The Bergen Record)

David Pelletier, who is an Olympic gold medal-winning figure skater, has joined the Edmonton Oilers as a skating coach. (Edmonton Journal)

Steve Sullivan’s up-and-down playing career has provided him with plenty of experiences to lean back on as he begins his time as the Arizona Coyotes’ development coach. (Arizona Republic)