Morning Skate: Thursday, January 17

Morning Skate: Thursday, January 17
January 17, 2013, 3:33 pm
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Kevin Allen from the USA Today goes through the NHLs top 10 storylines for the NHL season with opening weekend upon us.

The Montreal Canadiens are looking to have a big rebound year after a tough season at the Bell Centre last year.

Big, tough forward Tom Wilson wont make the Washington Capitals roster this season despite a good showing in training camp.

The painful memories of last years playoff defeat at the hands of the Philadelphia Flyers still gnaws at all the Penguins players.

The NHL has issued an apology to all 30 cities with a league franchise and its appearing in newspapers all over the country today. It essentially says were sorry and we cant wait to get going and thats about all any fan wants to hear.

Ilya Kovalchuk is back from Mother Russia and has hit the ice running with the rest of his New Jersey Devils teammates . . . it will be a big year for them.

Nick Cotsonika checks in with St. Louis Blues training camp and thinks that franchise is ready to do whatever it takes to bring home their first Stanley Cup.

For something completely different: Alleged imaginary girlfriends that are dead cant be doing much for your draft stock, can it?