PHT Morning Skate: Campbell’s opportunity in Toronto; Barrie’s future

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• As Frederik Andersen struggles, the door is open for Jack Campbell to own the Maple Leafs’ net. [Sportsnet]

• With Anders Lee out for the season, could Lou Lamoriello dial up some Devils connections and bring Kyle Palmieri to Long Island? [Newsday]

• Daryl Watts’ overtime bank shot gave the Wisconsin women’s team a second straight NCAA title on Saturday night. [Bucky’s 5th Quarter]

• North Dakota, Boston College, Wisconsin, and Minnesota are your top seeds for the men’s NCAA tournament, which begins Friday. [College Hockey News]

Trevor van Riemsdyk gets a two-year, $1.9M extension from the Capitals. [NBC Sports Washington]

• Also getting extended? Matt Roy from the LA Kings with a three-year, $9.45M deal. [LA Kings Insider]

• Just when you want to begin doubting the Panthers’ success, they go and win again. [Sun-Sentinel]

• The Oilers continue to make noise in the North Division. [Edmonton Sun]

• GM Ken Holland faces an interesting dilemma this off-season with Tyson Barrie‘s extension. [The Hockey News]

Noah Hanifin has been on another level under Darryl Sutter. [TSN]

• Also standing out in Calgary, Chris Tanev. [Sportsnet]

Anthony Duclair and Mikael Backlund will help your fantasy hockey team this week. [NBC Sports Edge]


Sean Leahy is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at or follow him on Twitter @Sean_Leahy.

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