Morning Skate: Wednesday, Nov. 7

Morning Skate: Wednesday, Nov. 7
November 7, 2012, 5:40 pm
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Don Cherry openly wonders why Roberto Luongo would welcome the chance to play for the Toronto Maple Leafs when its just like playing for Vancouver except monumentally worse. The Pro Hockey Talk boys have the story.

This happened a couple of weeks back, but we wanted to recognize Claude Julien doing a good deed during the lockout. In this case the Bruins coach worked behind the bench for a lucky youth hockey team from Winthrop.

An interesting Globe and Mail piece about the deal-maker from Calgary, Murray Edwards.

Tony Gallagher is mad as hell that they even planned a Winter Classic this season with the labor issues looming, and hes not going to take it anymore.

Roy MacGregor is being recognized with the Elmer Ferguson Award, and heres a fitting piece to go along with the honor.

Interesting item from the Edmonton Journal breaking down the possibilities for a shortened season. Still hearing that if the NHL starts on Dec. 1 that it will be a 64-game season. But that is clearly subject to change depending on how many games the league wants to shoehorn in.
 
Elliotte Friedman says silence is golden for the NHL and its players as they finally get some traction in CBA talks, among his other thoughts or course.
 
For something completely different: Former Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Beverly Hills 90210 actress Emma Caulfield is doing video reviews of Walking Dead episodes. Ill buy that for a dollar.