After postponing its draft scheduled for June 26-27 in light of the coronavirus pandemic, the NHL is thinking about having it earlier in June with the season in an indefinite suspension. A week after the league sent out a memo to teams detailing its proposition, deputy NHL commissioner Bill Daly on Friday stated a decision has actually not made on the timing of the draft. Yzerman's Red Wings might really benefit from an adjusted draft lottery game that gives him much better odds at the top pick, most likely Alexis Lafreniere."The draft serves a lot of different purposes in giving GMs the tools to construct their lineup for the next year apart from just drafting 7 rounds of players," Walsh said. With that in mind, Los Angeles GM Rob Blake stated the Kings are "rather comfy with either situation" of the draft taking place in June or later on. After delaying its draft arranged for June 26-27 in light of the coronavirus pandemic, the NHL is thinking about having it earlier in June with the season in an indefinite suspension. A week after the league sent out a memo to groups detailing its proposal, deputy NHL commissioner Bill Daly on Friday stated a choice has actually not made on the timing of the draft."The draft serves a lot of different functions in providing GMs the tools to construct their lineup for the next year apart from just preparing 7 rounds of players," Walsh said.