Haggerty's Morning Skate: Monday, August 25

Haggerty's Morning Skate: Monday, August 25
August 25, 2014, 1:15 pm
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*This is an old column from Paul Stewart, but I thought his story about having a run-in with a referee during his playing days was pretty interesting.

*An emotional story about a former NHL player, Mitch Wilson, that’s battling the effects of ALS amid the popularity of the Ice Bucket Challenge.

*The Flyers believe that Vinny Lecavalier is going to need to change his game in order to success in the twilight of his career.

*PHT writer James O’Brien says that the Edmonton Oilers know that Benoit Pouliot can help beyond the scoreboard.

*Devin Setoguchi is pretty pumped that he’ll have an NHL gig in Calgary when training camps open.

*Former LA Kings great Marcel Dionne really digs the confidence and character coming from the Cup champion Kings these days.

*Interesting to see former Bruins goaltender Andrew Raycroft joining on with UConn as a volunteer goalie coach.

*For something completely different: A gallery of the live VMA performances from Sunday night that accurately depicts the largely disappointing group that underwhelmed outside of the known quantities: Beyonce, Maroon 5, Usher and Sam Smith.