PHT Morning Skate: Bergeron talks future; Burke on offer sheets

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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? Email us at phtblog@nbcsports.

Patrice Bergeron, who is entering the final year of his contract, on his future: “I’m going to play out this year and talk about that after.” [NBC Sports Boston]

• The investigation into Evander Kane‘s allegedly gambling on hockey has reportedly stalled. [@AJPerez]

• After playing in only three games last season, Stars forward Tyler Seguin says he’s pretty close to normal now. []

• 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]

• Former NHLer and current Kraken TV analyst J.T. Brown has pledged his brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation. [TSN]

• Penguins president of hockey operations Brian Burke on Sidney Crosby, offer sheets, and more. [Sportsnet]

John Marino really needs to take a big step forward for the Penguins this season. [Pensburgh]

Artem Anisimov will head to Avalanche camp on a tryout. [Mile High Sports]

• Taking a look at the upcoming seasons for the Avalanche, Stars, and Wild. [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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