PHT Morning Skate: Questions for Kraken; Toronto a home for Tatar?

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• The expansion draft exposed list gives the Kraken plenty to consider before Wednesday. One question, for example, is do they take a chance on Vladimir Tarasenko? [TSN]

Carey Price is another name available to Seattle, and it’s coming out that he is dealing with multiple injuries that could cause him to miss a good chunk of the 201-22 NHL season. [Sportsnet]

• Ron Francis is hoping to find a franchise-type player out of this list of exposed players. []

• Looking back at Seattle’s original NHL team. [The Score]

• Fun read on how the expansion Capitals built their roster in 1974. [NoVa Caps]

• Congrats to our Marisa Ingemi, who will be working the Kraken beat for the Seattle Times beginning in August:

• Is Adin Hill the No. 1 goalie the Sharks need to replace Martin Jones? [The Hockey News]

• Why Chuck Fletcher needed to part with Phil Myers and Nolan Patrick in order to bring in Ryan Ellis to Philadelphia. [NBC Sports Philadelphia]

Tomas Tatar needs a change of scenery. Why Toronto could be a good fit. [Leafs Nation]

• Where did it go wrong for the Rangers this season? [NBC Sports Edge]


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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