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SportPHT Morning Skate: Kessel ready for leadership role; Guentzel aiming for offense

18:45  26 july  2019
18:45  26 july  2019 Source:   nbcsports.com

Kessel wants to be a leader with Coyotes

Kessel wants to be a leader with Coyotes The Arizona Coyotes traded for Phil Kessel to help boost the club's ailing offense, but the enigmatic forward is hoping to provide more than just his scoring touch. "I'm looking forward to it," Kessel said of taking on a leadership role with his new team, according to NHL.com's Adam Kimelman. "I haven't really got to have that in my career. I think it's going to be great. I'm going to do whatever I can to help these guys win and help them improve. (If) the young guys have questions or anything they want to talk about, I'm there to talk about it. Try to get our team better and them better.

Phil Kessel is ready to embrace the role of leader with the Arizona Coyotes. But Kessel , who has won the Stanley Cup twice, played for the United States in the Winter Olympics twice and skated in the NHL All-Star "It's a wider range of leadership for Phil coming here because it's a different dynamic

PHT ’s Morning Skate takes a look around the world of hockey to see what’s happening and what What a difference a few games make. Now people are talking about Phil Kessel being a popular With an aim at strengthening our forward corps this offseason, and the continued strength of our defensive

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.

PHT Morning Skate: Kessel ready for leadership role; Guentzel aiming for offense© Philly Mag / Jonathan Pushnik

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• Ranking the 10 worst contracts in the NHL. (The Score)

• Kessel ready to take on a leadership role, despite not being the ‘rah-rah’ type. (Sportsnet)

• Taking stock of the NHL goaltending picture. (TSN.ca)

• Brian Boyle is expecting a contract to come one cap picture settles itself. (NHL.com)

• A look at how Dion Phaneuf changed the NHL timeline. (Puck Prose)

Kessel excited to begin next phase in Arizona: 'I think it's going to be great'

Kessel excited to begin next phase in Arizona: 'I think it's going to be great' The 13-year veteran, who will be 32 by the time the Coyotes begin their 2019-20 season, is ready to take on an unfamiliar role.

Welcome to the PHT Morning Skate , a collection of links from around the hockey world. He also played a big depth role in the playoffs by adding four goals and five assists in 25 playoff games. With Sundqvist back in the mix the Blues now have two more restricted free agents to sign in forward Ivan

Effective leadership is built on a solid foundation of clear mission, vision, strategy, culture conducive For leadership to be effective, it must be built on a solid foundation consisting of a clear mission, a If the individual excels at that level, he or she may be tapped to undertake higher-level roles that are

Jake Guentzel is looking at taking a bigger offensive role on the new-look Penguins. (NHL.com)

• Ron Francis, the type of leader you want to build your franchise around. (Sportsnet)

• The NHL’s top 10 regression candidates for 2019-20. (The Athletic)

• Leafs’ cap stickhandling a cruel reminder of Canucks moves gone by. (Canoe)

• Panarin’s Putin criticism is rare for Russian athletes. (RadioFreeEurope)

• Exactly How Good Is Kasperi Kapanen? (Editor in Leaf)

• O’Ree humbled by consideration for Congressional Gold Medal. (NHL.com)

• The Penguins need to make a trade to solve their salary cap crunch. (Pensburgh)

Scott Billeck is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at phtblog@nbcsports.com or follow him on Twitter @scottbilleck

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