PHT Morning Skate: Vegas coaching candidates; All-Star voting opens today


-The Vegas Golden Knights have already made it clear they would prefer an experienced coach when it comes to selecting the first person to lead their team when they begin play next season. Here are seven potential options, including the recently fired Gerard Gallant, Bob Hartley, Paul MacLean and Marc Crawford. (Sportsnet)

-It is Dec. 1, and that means NHL All-Star fan voting opens today for the Jan. 29 game that will be held in Los Angeles. (NHL)

-The Detroit Red Wings received some good news when it comes to injured players Alexey Marchenko and Andreas Athanasiou. They are not quite ready to return yet, but they are getting closer. (Detroit Free Press)

Brayden Schenn keeps getting moved around in the Philadelphia lineup. (CSN Philadelphia)

-He has been the subject of trade rumors (rumors Brian Burke wants nothing to do with) but just how good has Dougie Hamilton been this season for the Calgary Flames? (Sportsnet)

-John Quenneville, the New Jersey Devils’ first-round pick in 2014, has been called up to the team and could make his debut in Chicago against a Blackhawks team that is coached by his uncle, Joel Quenneville. (New Jersey Devils)

-The New York Islanders let another third period lead slip away on Wednesday night but were still able to get a much-needed win thanks to Anders Lee‘s goal with less than 30 seconds to play in regulation. Take a look at the highlights. Also on Wednesday, the Sharks were 4-1 winners over the Kings to snap their five-game winning streak (highlights here) and extend their own lead in the Pacific Division.