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PHT Morning Skate: Creating more offense; Best Game 7

Washington Capitals v Buffalo Sabres

BUFFALO, NY - MARCH 9: Dmitry Orlov #9 of the Washington Capitals celebrates his third period goal with Brenden Dillon #4, Alex Ovechkin #8, and Lars Eller #20 during an NHL game against the Buffalo Sabres on March 9, 2020 at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York. Buffalo won, 3-2 in a shootout. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images)

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Welcome to the PHT Morning Skate, a collection of links from around the hockey world. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at

• ECHL players have been left in a financial mess because of the league’s abrupt cancellation. (The Hockey News)

• Here’s three innovative ways to create more offense in hockey. (The Coaches Site)

• ESPN gives you the latest updates when it comes to the Covid-19 pause. (ESPN)

• The panel debates which Game 7s were the best. (NHL)

• Every jersey worn in 2019-20 gets ranked. There were some nice ones, but some clunkers too. (Jackets Cannon)

• Here’s a list of five players in Providence that could make the jump up to the NHL next season. (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

• What’s next for Lias Andersson and the New York Rangers? (New York Post)

• Could the Penguins get a first-round pick in the upcoming draft after all? (Pensburgh)


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