PHT Morning Skate: Top 10 RFA defenders; Seguin will finish strong

Joey Alfieri
NBC Sports

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

• The Hockey News looks at the top 10 pending RFA defenders. (The Hockey News)

• The Anaheim Ducks could move Ryan Miller, but he would have to be up for it. (The Fourth Period)

Jesperi Kotkaniemi needs to feel like “the guy” again. (Sportsnet)

• Who is the best scorer of all-time?. (ESPN)

• The St. Louis Blues will retire Chris Pronger’s no. 44 next season. (NHL.com/Blues)

• Expect Tyler Seguin to finish the season strong after a slow start. (The Point)

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• The upcoming NHL Stadium Series will put a spotlight on Air Force Hockey. (NHL.com)

• Longtime Montreal Canadiens doctor David Mulder has been on the job for 50 years. Hist first patient was Bobby Orr. (Montreal Gazette)

• It took her some time, but Alex Carpenter is finally making a name for herself with Team USA’s Women’s team. (New York Times)

• Can Alex Ovechkin, Auston Matthews and David Pastrnak hit the 60-goal mark this season? (Yahoo)

Morgan Rielly‘s health will affect the way the Leafs approach the trade deadline. (Toronto Sun)

Joey Alfieri is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at phtblog@nbcsports.com or follow him on Twitter @joeyalfieri.

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