Morning Skate: May 6

Morning Skate: May 6
May 6, 2013, 10:15 am
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  • Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider reflects on a regular season that sees his team out of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
  • A story of the return of playoff hockey to the Nassau Coliseum home of the New York Islanders, at least for the rest of this season anyway.
  • The Chicago Blackhawks will go back to the drawing board after dropping their first game to the Minnesota Wild in their playoff series.
  • Paul MacLean defends his timeout at the end of the third period of a blowout win over the Montreal Canadiens that featured some pretty intense bad blood between the Northeast Division foes.
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins sound most displeased with their level of play after eking out an overtime playoff victory over the Islanders in their hotly contested series.
  • It’s “Blue and White Day” in Toronto as all Maple Leafs fans are going to show their love for the franchise in their first home playoff game at the Air Canada Centre in nine years.
  • For something different: Bill Simmons has NBA players/LBGT pioneer Jason Collins as a guest on his podcast.