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? Email us at phtblog@nbcsports.
• PHF commissioner Ty Tumminia on the league’s rebrand and Season 7. [The Ice Garden]
• The Maple Leafs’ new management and coaching development program “will provide one full-time position in each area for ‘Black or Indigenous candidates, or those who identify as part of another marginalized and/or racialized group … looking to gain exposure in a professional sports organization.'” [The Star]
The #StanleyCup and Conn Smythe Trophy arrive in Russia for a historic 4 day tour with the @TBLightning champions. @NHL @Vasilevskiy88 @86Kucherov @sergachev31 @HockeyHallFame pic.twitter.com/bRlB9XaOmv
— Philip Pritchard (@keeperofthecup) September 8, 2021
• Former NHLer and current Kraken TV analyst J.T. Brown has pledged his brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation. [TSN]
• Taking a look at the upcoming seasons for the Avalanche, Stars, and Wild. [NBC Sports Edge]