PHT Morning Skate: Neal talks about what it takes to score in the NHL

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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.

James Neal went into detail about what it takes to be a sniper in the NHL. (The Players’ Tribune)

On the benefits of using four forwards with the man advantage. (Hockey-Graphs.com)

If you missed the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Kraft Hockeyville game last night, here are the highlights:

Bob Costas also interviewed Hanson Brothers as part of the Hockeyville festivities:

Looking back at the 1992 NHL Strike and the role of hockey cards had in that work stoppage. (The Hockey News)

Derek Roy, who is attending the Capitals’ training camp on a tryout basis, feels “it’s been pretty good” so far. (Washington Times)

The New Jersey Devils might include Pavel Zacha on their opening game roster, but if they do it will have to be for a reason other than a desire to provide the promising 18-year-old forward with some NHL experience. (The Record)

Carl Gunnarsson missed Tuesday’s preseason game due to a groin injury, but the good news is that Robert Bortuzzo (lower body) should be back on Thursday. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)