PHT Morning Skate: Best rentals; Who will Hawks have in goal next season?

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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.

• The Senators have passed a critical point in their rebuild. (TSN)

• Which recently acquired rentals will make the biggest impact with their new team? (The Hockey News)

• Kim Davis is pushing the NHL into diverse territory. (ESPN)

• Now that the trade deadline has come and gone, who is the best team in the league? (NHL.com)

• Here’s six Boston Bruins that will be under the microscope between now and the end of the season. (WEEI)

• Can Mackenzie Blackwood beat Martin Brodeur’s franchise record for wins by a rookie? (All About the Jersey)

• The Flyers’ penalty kill is already elite and it’s about to get a whole lot better. (Broad Street Hockey)

• Who will the Chicago Blackhawks use between the pipes next season? (NBC Sports Chicago)

• The Golden Knights have had six different players score in their debut this season. (Sinbin.Vegas)

• Former Predators head coach Peter Laviolette has a new coaching gig. (On the Forecheck)

Joey Alfieri is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at phtblog@nbcsports.com or follow him on Twitter @joeyalfieri.