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PHT Morning Skate: Seattle should go after Babcock; Scratching Turris

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. • Mikko Rantanen could return to the Avalanche’s lineup by this weekend. (NHL.com) • The expansion Seattle team should pursue Mike Babcock if he’s still available whenever they decide to name a coach. (Seattle Times) • Sheldon Keefe’s been focused on adapting to his new team. (TSN) • Keefe also centers his practices around skills-focused drills. (The Leafs Nation) • Are the Predators doing the right thing by scratching Kyle Turris? (On the Forecheck) • Jake Guentzel has been good even without Sidney Crosby as his center. (Pensburgh) • Robin Lehner has had his shar ...