PHT Morning Skate: Crosby’s Hart case; Roy exploring NHL return

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

• Welcome to the Hart Trophy conversation, Sidney Crosby. [The Hockey News]

• Patrick Roy is open to returning to the NHL as a general manager or head coach. [Sportsnet]

Cale Makar and Adam Fox are among the defensemen chasing Victor Hedman for this season’s Norris Trophy. [TSN]

• Mike Sullivan has done a very, very good job navigating this Penguins season. [Pensburgh]

• While his singing skills may not be up to par, Alexis Lafrenière’s hockey skills are developing well at the NHL level. []

• John Hynes will have lineup options when Filip Forsberg returns from injury. [A to Z Sports Nashville]

• The NWHL will hold its five-round 2021 draft June 29 on Twitch. [NWHL]

Erik Karlsson, Max Domi, and Pierre-Luc Dubois are just a few of this season’s fantasy hockey disappointments. [NBC Sports Edge]

• With Alex Oveckin remaining out of the Capitals’ lineup, Daniel Sprong has stepped up his game. [NBC Sports Washington]

• What’s to come for the Blue Jackets this summer? [Featurd]


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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