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