Haggerty's Morning Skate: Tuesday, August 5

Haggerty's Morning Skate: Tuesday, August 5
August 5, 2014, 11:30 am
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*Adam Proteau asks a group of women how the NHL can do a better job of welcoming women to the sport, and to the league.

*The Hockey News’ Ryan Kennedy says that we shouldn’t be surprised that NHL commissioner Gary Bettman got a raise coming out of the lockout. That’s really his Stanley Cup Final, after all.

*Montreal columnist Jack Todd gives his take on Habs defenseman P.K. Subban re-signing with Montreal for eight years after some touch and go moments.

*Columbus Blue Jackets first round pick Sonny Milano confirms his commitment to Boston College after there was swirling rumors he’d choose junior hockey over the NCAA world.

*KHL superstar Alex Radulov says he became a hockey player under former Predators coach Barry Trotz. He also became a fall guy for a Nashville team that came up well short in the postseason a couple of years ago.

*Patrick Kane spending a summer day making a difference in the lives of some Chicago kids.

*The Maple Leafs have abandoned “the Boston model” of building their hockey team like the Bruins.

*For something completely different: Toucher and Rich give an emotional goodbye to Hacksaw Jonny Gomes after his trade to the Oakland A’s.