Haggerty's Morning Skate: Friday, Dec. 13

Haggerty's Morning Skate: Friday, Dec. 13
December 13, 2013, 1:45 pm
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*Flyers goaltender Steve Mason is making a case for a number of different honors and the chance to get paid, as Craig Custance chronicles for ESPN the Magazine.

*A big stick tap to BU student Jeanna Radz, who did her graduate thesis on Providence Bruins forward Bobby Robins’ role as a pro hockey enforcer and insightful writer on his own website. Radz has a bright future in the business.

*Bruce Arthur puts together his picks for the Team Canada Olympic roster: Patrice Bergeron has made the cut, and Milan Lucic has not according to Arthur’s estimations.

*An interesting look at the legal side of the Shawn Thornton/NHL Player Safety Department decision, as provided by TSN.

*PHT buddy Joe Yerdon has the details on Winnipeg head coach Claude Noel reaching his boiling point after another loss.

*Paul Stewart provides his weekly thoughts on Hockeybuzz with an appreciation for linesmen Brian Murphy and Thor Nielsen.

*For something completely different: Montreal radio host Mitch Melnick regularly has Bill Lee on his show to talk all things baseball, and it’s always an interesting listen.