PHT Morning Skate: Yakupov’s bad draft interview; Sens make proposals

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• The Ottawa Senators have made three proposals for the lottery, playoffs and regular season. (Ottawa Sun)

• Gary Bettman is weighing all possible options when it comes to resuming the season. (

• Hayley Wickenheiser is using her unique platform to help in the fight against Covid-19. (Sports Illustrated)

Ryan Suter is willing to play games in North Dakota if that’s what it takes. (Pioneer Press)

• A very important woman in Philadelphia Flyers history died on Saturday night. Phyllis Foreman was 92. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

• The Maple Leafs have holes to fill in next year’s roster. (Pension Plan Puppets)

• Should Danny Briere be in the Flyers Hall of Fame? (NBC Sports Philadelphia)

• Nikolay Goldobin just never took the next step in his career with the Canucks. (Sportsnet)

• Brian Burke admitted that his draft interview with Nail Yakupov was the worst he’s ever had. (The Score)

• The Bruins might change their ECHL affiliate next year. (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

• Patrick Elias should be in the Hall of Fame. (Pucks and Pitchforks)

Joey Alfieri is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at or follow him on Twitter @joeyalfieri.

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