PHT Morning Skate: Bergevin’s future; Savard on coaching in OHL

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• Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin will enter this season without a contract extension. Bergevin’s future will be reevaluated after the season. [Sportsnet]

• Marc Savard has moved past the way his NHL career came to an end and is putting his energy towards coaching the Windsor Spitfires. [Toronto Star]

• Thursday’s Islanders-Devils preseason game was cancelled due to a power outage at Prudential Center. [NY Hockey Now]

• Will a high-energy style suit the current Seattle Kraken roster? [Seattle Times]

• Sabres forward Dylan Cozens wants to start his sophomore NHL season by dominating off the bat. [Buffalo Hockey Beat]

• The Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association announced that an All-Star team will play against various women’s national teams in the build up to the 2022 Olympics. [PWHPA]

• Final qualification for the Olympic women’s tournament is under way. [The Ice Garden]

• Great read from Ken Campbell on Owen Brady, an OHJL player who went from battling cancer to clearing the crease. [Ken Campbell]

• How Quinton Byfield‘s injury affects the Kings’ Opening Night roster. [Mayor’s Manor]

• Shoulder surgery will put Senators forward Colin White out of the lineup for 4-6 months. [TSN]

• The Predators’ line of Filip Forsberg, Matt Duchene, and Ryan Johansen could provide some fireworks this season. [On the Forecheck]

• A look at the betting futures markets in the Eastern Conference. [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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