Morning Skate: Monday, August 5

Morning Skate: Monday, August 5
August 5, 2013, 12:00 pm
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*One year later, the Nashville Predators' long-term deal with Shea Weber seems like the right move.

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*Jamie Tardif signed a one-year deal with the Buffalo Sabres, and the Days of Yorr boys decided that was worthy of a Photoshop sendoff.

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*Alex Burmistrov has signed with the KHL, and left Winnipeg with a trail of blame, excuses and bombs tossed at former teammates and coaches.

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*Odd factoids and strange news nuggets surround the Wayne Gretzky trade with the Los Angeles Kings during the 25th anniversary of the deal.

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*Brian McNally at CSNWashington.com says that Matt Perreault and Jason Chimera are facing crucial contract years with the Washington Capitals.

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*Daniel Briere is excited to begin his playing chapter with the Montreal Canadiens, and he should be a perfect fit for the Habs: annoyingly effective and very skilled when the mood strikes him.

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*For something completely different: with Comic Con in Boston, Adolfo Gonzalez had another edition of “What’s in Your Stack?” with innocent comic book geek bystanders at the convention.