Morning Skate: Saturday, November 3

Morning Skate: Saturday, November 3
November 3, 2012, 8:32 pm
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Interesting piece from Chris Botta about the backing that NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is getting from the NHL owners. Its a good point, but its also something that can change very quickly if things go awfully wrong in negotiations.

The NHL labor negotiations and Art of War. There are more similarities than you might think.

Matt Cooke was injured during a players practice in the Pittsburgh area earlier this week. Lets all cry a river for the poor guy.

Young Carolina Hurricanes stars Jamie McBain and Jeff Skinner are leaving their southern home, and hoping to back soon when theres a new CBA in place.

Brad Marchand went trick-or-treating on Halloween dressed as super-hero Thor in the Boston area. This is not a joke.

Adam Proteau from the Hockey News says that the cancellation of the Winter Classic represents a new low for the NHL. Thats as much about it being an unnecessary cancellation as anything else.

For something completely different: Mark Hamill talks about Disney purchasing LucasFilm, and his potential involvement in new Star Wars movies.

For something completely different II: Bill Simmons gets his 90210 on while sitting down with Brian Austin Green for a podcast.