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PHT Morning Skate: Ristolainen situation not unique; Schmidt ready to go

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 Buffalo Sabres-Rasmus Ristolainen situation is hardly unique. (Yahoo Sports) • Nate Schmidt is ready for the season to start. (NHL.com) • Bruins face cap crunch as new deals for Charlie McAvoy, Brandon Carlo loom. (Sporting News) • Seattle’s nickname expected before the hire of the team’s inaugural coach. (NHL.com) • The NHL vs. Docs hockey game raised a lot of money. (Sudbury.com) • Tom Dundon continues to upset the NHL. (Cardiac Cane) • Breaking down an NHL salary: The numbers aren’t as big as you think. (The Athletic) • Cody Ceci is being sued. (The Sco ...