Morning Skate: Tuesday, Mar. 4

Morning Skate: Tuesday, Mar. 4
March 4, 2014, 10:00 am
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Spezza believes he is prepared to take on a larger role for the Ottawa Senators this season.

(AP Images)

* Ottawa GM Bryan Murray is working the phones, but he won’t be dealing Jason Spezza at the deadline.
* PHT writer Jason Brough says that Ryan Miller is very open to signing an extension with the St. Louis Blues.
* Former BU standout Alex Chiasson is a new man for the Dallas Stars, and showed it in an effort against the Buffalo Sabres.
* Pekka Rinne’s return has been a long time coming for the Nashville Predators, and he could be their final hope for this season.
* ”The Florida Panthers President stepped down to go into business with Jay-Z” is not something you read in an NHL headline every day.
* The Tampa Bay Lightning have reached the final couple of decision days for Marty St. Louis and his future with the Bolts.
* For something completely different: Charlie Pierce pens a preview about whether the Red Sox can repeat as World Series champion.