PHT Morning Skate: 17 players elect arbitration; Krejci signs in Czech Republic

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Adam Pelech, Zach Aston-Reese, Vince Dunn, and Juuse Saros are among the 17 players who have elected salary arbitration. Hearings will be held from Aug. 11 to Aug. 26. [NHLPA]

• What should the Blackhawks expect from Marc-Andre Fleury this season? [PHT]

• Which free agents on the move this summer will have a big impact on your fantasy hockey team? [NBC Sports Edge]

Evander Kane denies game-fixing allegations from wife. [PHT]

David Krejci has a signed a deal with HC Olomouc of the Czech Extraliga:

• A big question facing Ron Hextall and the Penguins right now is what the plan is for their goaltending. [Pensburgh]

• Have these teams improved in free agency this off-season? [The Hockey News]

• The Ondrej Kase signing is a gamble for the Maple Leafs. [Sportsnet]

• How does the Kraken roster look against other NHL teams at the moment? [Sound of Hockey]


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