Updates on Marcus Johansson and Erik Haula, plus the latest on the Coyotes, Sharks and more in your NHL morning coffee headlines. 

Marcus Johansson awaiting arbitration decision.

Marcus Johansson awaiting arbitration decision.

CSNWASHINGTON.COM: Capitals winger Marcus Johanson remains without a deal since his arbitration hearing on Wednesday. An arbiter’s decision is expected later today.

TWINCITIES.COM: The Minnesota Wild and forward Erik Haula appear headed to arbitration today.

ESPN.COM: NHL commissioner Gary Bettman faces a legal deposition today in the ongoing concussion lawsuit against the league filed by several former players.

THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC: The Coyotes still hope for a long-term resolution on an arena lease agreement with the city of Glendale. The two sides recently settle a dispute by agreeing to a two-year deal.

CSNBAYAREA.COM: The San Jose Sharks have plans to add to their coaching staff.

THE WHIG:  Former NHL journeyman David Ling “charged with domestic-related battery and grand theft third degree after an incident at a Miami Beach hotel this week.”

TSN.CA: Quebecor is seeking partners in their bid for an NHL franchise in Quebec City.