PHT Morning Skate: Training camp questions; Hughson retires

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• One question for every NHL team as training camps open today. [Sportsnet]

• PTOs, training camp injuries and more as teams gather this week. [NBC Sports Edge]

• The IIHF has approved a plan to hold the Women’s World Championship in August during Olympic years. [The Ice Garden]

• Longtime Hockey Night in Canada play-by-play announcer Jim Hughson is retiring after 42 seasons. []

• If you missed it last night, the Wild and Kirill Kaprizov worked out a five-year, $45 million extension. [PHT]

Zach Hyman is eager get going with the Oilers and play with either Connor McDavid or Leon Draisaitl. [TSN]

• A new season, a new arena, but same Stanley Cup dreams for the Islanders. [NY Hockey Now]

• Sales for Seattle Kraken jerseys are breaking NHL records, the league says. [ESPN]

• Meanwhile, the Kraken held tryouts to be the team’s emergency backup goalie this week. [Sound of Hockey]

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