Haggerty's Morning Skate: Oct. 10, 2013

Haggerty's Morning Skate: Oct. 10, 2013
October 10, 2013, 1:15 pm
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*The Dallas Stars owner wants more out of his star players, but remains cautiously optimistic after the first two games of the season.

*Elliotte Friedman says that firing Peter Laviolette was no snap decision by the Philadelphia Flyers organization.

*Larry Brooks has the New York Rangers at a crossroads one week into the NHL seasons. Okay, then.

*Steve Stamkos continues to work and improve at his game, and this season he’s been focusing on getting back in the face-off circle.

*Teemu Selanne is getting some nice goodbyes from teams across the NHL in his final season. It would be nice if he got the Mariano Rivera treatment like some Major League greats do in their final season before Hall of Fame enshrinement awaits.

*Good piece by Bill Burt tracking down Patrick Roy as the Avalanche practiced at Boston University on Wednesday.

*For something completely different: lock down “Gravity” as the first serious Oscar contender this season.