PHT Morning Skate: Provorov bouncing back; Toews is struggling

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• The Blue Jackets’ power play has struggled this season and it’s time for someone to come up with some answers. (The Cannon)

• A contract extension between the Bruins and Torey Krug is still a work in progress. (WEEI)

• Former Bruin Dennis Seidenberg is retiring. (NBC Sports Boston)

Ivan Provorov has been solid for the Flyers so far this season. (Broad Street Hockey)

• Is it time for the Hurricanes to add Cam Ward to their coaching staff? (Cardiac Cane)

• The Lightning added some pieces over the summer, but how have they fit in so far? (Raw Charge)

Michael Hutchinson hasn’t performed well in his role as backup goalie for the Leafs, so here are some other options for them. (Leafs Nation)

• Expect the Colorado Avalanche to win the Central Division by a big margin. (Mile High Hockey)

Jonathan Toews is struggling offensively right now. (Chicago Tribune)

Vladimir Tarasenko has the potential to score 100 points this season. (Bleedin’ Blue)

• Which players are scoring goals for the Arizona Coyotes in 2019-20? (Five for Howling)

• The stats crew at T-Mobile Arena seem to padding the Golden Knights’ stats when it comes to takeaways. (Sinbin.Vegas)

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