Morning Skate: Monday, March 17

Morning Skate: Monday, March 17
March 17, 2014, 12:30 pm
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* Marty St. Louis laments his slow start with the New York Rangers, and vows to turn things around.

* The NHL world will miss Roberto Luongo’s personality now that he’s been relocated to the Sunshine State with the Panthers. I still think we’ll hear from Bobby Lou on occasion, however.

* Elliotte Friedman has his 30 Thoughts from the week, including some nuggets on the rule change discussions at the GM Meetings.

* FOH (Friend of Haggs) Jimmy Murphy has a cool story about St. Patrick’s Day, and how that day along with his grandfather helped shape him as a hockey writer.

* The Detroit Red Wings are on playoff life support, and it looks like they’ll need Jimmy Howard to rescue them.

* Former Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke said he would do the Phil Kessel deal with the Boston Bruins all over again if he had the chance.

* For something completely different: A review of the best Walking Dead episode of the season.