PHT Morning Skate: Boston hotel has a new Bobby Orr suite

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The Hockey News’ Matt Larkin looks at three non-playoff teams that could make the postseason in 2017-18 and three playoff teams that can miss the postseason next year. The Ottawa Senators may have been one win away from the Stanley Cup Final last spring, but Larkin believes they could be on the outside looking in. (The Hockey News)

–Predators defenseman P.K. Subban was at the ESPY Awards last night, and he seemed to be having a pretty good time. Here he is chugging champagne during the show. (The Score)

–The Ames Boston Hotel has undergone $6 million in renovations. One of the new features of the hotel, is that it was a Bobby Orr suite that includes various memorabilia from No. 4’s playing days. “We’re excited to share this new suite with our guests and Bostonians, not only because it’s an incredible tribute to Bobby, one of our greatest athletes and citizens, but also because it’s our way of honoring the Boston Bruins, who mean so much to so many and have made the great city of Boston so proud.” The room goes for anywhere between $500-1,500 per night. (NHL.com)

–Earlier this week, we told you about an ECHL trying to land Jaromir Jagr. The veteran winger hasn’t agreed to join the minor-league team, but that hasn’t stopped them from tying to convince him to join their side. (BarDown)

–Sportsnet’s Rory Boylen looks at three teams that have improved the least during the offseason. The Montreal Canadiens may have added Jonathan Drouin, but they may not have made their team much better in the grand scheme of things. (Sportsnet)

–Kings president Luc Robitaille wrote an open letter to the Los Angeles faithful about the moves they made since the season ended. Robitaille writes: “All of these changes have been made with our fans in mind. Your passion and dedication to us demands that our actions begin with accountability and a commitment to the expectations we have created.” (NHL.com/Kings)