Morning Skate: Friday, Oct. 26

Morning Skate: Friday, Oct. 26
October 26, 2012, 5:26 pm
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Boston College hockey coach Jerry York writes a letter to the campus newspaper asking his students to stop cursing during Eagles hockey games.

Gregory Campbell has been doing ride-a-longs with the Boston Police during his down time over the last few months.

Paul Bissonnette got punked recently when he showed in Toronto for a BioSteel workout. This is pretty funny stuff on a dreary day.

Sabres goalie Ryan Miller still thinks theres a deal to be made, but says missing a season would be a blatant disregard for the sport and the fans. Cant say I disagree.

Islanders owner Charles Wang says that the Islanders will make the playoffs if the NHL season is played in 2012-13. Theres a Namath-like guarantee.

Aaron Portzline says that the NHL All-Star game is still alive despite the Friday afternoon cancellations for November.

James Mirtle once again delves into the numbers and the economics of it, and says the NHL is closer to a deal than most people think. This is why the November cancellations are particularly frustrating.

Jenny McCarthy has called in sick to the Chicago charity hockey game tonight. I dont envy whoever the replacement coach is.

A top 10 list of unsavory contracts that NHL general managers would love to wipe out once a new CBA is in place.

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