Morning Skate: August 9th, 2013

Morning Skate: August 9th, 2013
August 9, 2013, 11:45 am
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  • Nik Antropov is taking his speed and grit game to the KHL in yet another change for the Winnipeg Jets.
  • Chris Kelly talks about the painful and shocking end to the Bruins’ season in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final.
  • Garry Bettman says that “We can’t do enough of them” when speaking about the six outdoor games that the NHL will produce next season.
  • Team Canada rolls over Team Sweden at the World Junior tune-up tournament held this summer.
  • A random act of kindness from Colorado Avalanche superstar Matt Duchene involves a $2,000 Zdeno Chara sweater, and a girl that has been bothered by bullies. The thoughtfulness of professional hockey players never ceases to surprise me.
  • Donald Fehr weighs in on the Alex Rodriguez situation, and the appeal undertaken by the New York Yankees slugger under some major fire.
  • For something completely different: a look at the end of the Breaking Bad series that’s set to start this weekend.