Morning Skate: April 24

Morning Skate: April 24
April 24, 2013, 2:30 pm

Tyler Seguin and the Bruins are hoping to turn their offensive game around when they meet the Leafs in the playoffs.

(AP Images)

  • A look at whether a goaltender can win the Hart Trophy along with the Vezina Trophy. If Tim Thomas wasn’t able to even garner enough votes to be a finalist two years ago with the most dominant season an NHL goaltender has ever enjoyed, then I’m not sure it will ever happen.
  • A former Bruins forward, Steve Begin, is Calgary’s Masterton nominee after coming back from hip surgery.
  • A review of a regrettable tweet from Tyler Seguin on Monday night, and the appropriate response from You Can Play Campaign Director Patrick Burke.
  • Uplifting story from Mike Russo about the Minnesota PHWA nominating Josh Harding as their Masterton nominee as he wages battle with MS while attempting to still play at the NHL level.
  • FOH (Friend of Haggs) Jesse Spector has Matt Duchene refusing to tank as the Colorado Avalanche sink out of the playoff race.
  • The Traveling Jagrs showed up in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, and officially dubbed the Bruins Jagr part of the group. It was a very moving ceremony.
  • For something completely different: Trying to trademark “Boston Strong” has PR disaster written all over it.