PHT Morning Skate: NHL wants players, coaches to stop complaining

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Welcome to the PHT Morning Skate, a collection of links from around the hockey world. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at phtblog@nbcsports.com.

• Still steaming about the goaltender interference issue? Don’t expect any changes before the playoffs (National Post)

• Quit your bellyaching: The NHL wants players and coaches to stop whining about goaltender interference and other non-calls (Sportsnet)

• NHL attacks link between hockey, CTE in bid to exclude concussion expert from trial (TSN)

• Not one coach has lost his job this season so far. Here’s a look at those who are primed to become the first (USA Today)

• Why the Hockey Hall of Fame blew it by adding Pierre McGuire to its selection committee (Toronto Star)

• Washington Capitals Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan signed to multi-year extension (Washington Post)

• Coyotes owner Andrew Barroway in discussions with potential investors (Arizona Sports)

• The bottom has fallen out for the Calgary Flames (FanRag)

• Senators’ thin front office a contrast to others in NHL (Ottawa Citizen)

• Can the Vegas Golden Knights win the Stanley Cup? (The Hockey News)

• Red Wings’ Frans Nielsen relieved to be back on the ice (Detroit News)

• After cardiac arrest, former NHL winger Craig Cunningham finds a calling as an advocate, scout (ESPN)

• DeBoer should still tweak while Sharks seek best forward lines (NBC Bay Area)

• The Sedins are not the problem in Vancouver (Faceoff Circle)

• U.S. defeats Czechs, 10-0, in second game at 2018 Paralympics (USA Hockey)

• Theo Fleury talks about how depression ended his NHL career (Grandstand Central)


Scott Billeck is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at phtblog@nbcsports.com or follow him on Twitter @scottbilleck