PHT Morning Skate: Trouba, Tyson talk balancing ambitions; When great careers get cut short

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Jacob Trouba, Kelly Tyson talk about who they balance their ambitions. (ESPN)

• From the ECHL to the Stanley Cup Final, Bruce Cassidy has come a long way. (Boston Globe)

Tom Wilson says the Capitals will have Evgeny Kuznetsov‘s back. (Sportsnet)

• Jets coach Paul Maurice thinks once the dominoes start to fall, they all will. (

• Where do the Dallas Stars fit in the crowded Central? (Yahoo Sports)

• Why trading Nikolaj Ehlers would be a regrettable move for the Winnipeg Jets. (Winnipeg Sun)

• When great careers get cut short. (Pensburgh)

• Flyers to be featured on NHL Network’s “Behind The Glass” (Broad Street Hockey)

• Jason Pominville understands long career could be over. (Buffalo Hockey Beat)

• Craig Cunningham trying to hone in on his hockey possibilities. (The Province)

• Veteran NHL analysts Nick Kypreos, Doug MacLean leaving Sportsnet. (

• Cam Ward’s shining glory was beating hometown Oilers in 2006 Cup final. (National Post)

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