PHT Morning Skate: Hall to market; Puljujarvi’s return to Edmonton

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• Winners and losers from the 2020 NHL Draft. [PHT]

• A full list of all 216 picks from this year’s draft. [PHT]

• “The Hockey Diversity Alliance announced Wednesday that it will ‘operate separate and independent of the NHL’ after months of negotiations with the league.” [ESPN]

• Coyotes GM Bill Armstrong confirmed that Taylor Hall will be hitting the market. [Arizona Sports]

• It was a pretty good couple of days for Pierre Dorion and the Senators. [Ottawa Citizen]

Anthony Duclair will be a UFA after he wasn’t qualified by Ottawa as the two sides failed to agree on an extension. [Silver Seven Sens]

Max Domi believes John Tortorella will get the best out of him next season in Columbus. [The Hockey News]

Kyle Dubas‘ goal in free agency this year? Making the Maple Leafs harder to play against. [TSN]

• The Rangers may have qualified Ryan Strome but there’s plenty of work ahead in hammering out an extension. [NY Post]

• It doesn’t look like Penguins GM Jim Rutherford will have many holes to fill when the free agent market opens Friday. [Pensburgh]

• Jesse Puljujarvi’s return to Edmonton gives him a second opportunity for success with the Oilers. [Sportsnet]


Sean Leahy is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at or follow him on Twitter @Sean_Leahy.

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