- Don Cherry thinks that Hockey Canada banning body checks at the PeeWee level is a bad move, and it’s not difficult to see either side’s viewpoint on this one.
- The New York Rangers and Ottawa Senators enter the offseason with plenty of questions to answer after their ousters in the second round of the playoffs.
Brad Richards said “I didn’t feel normal all season” coming out of the NHL lockout, and not playing for those first few months might have been costly.
Duncan Keith is openly campaigning for the Detroit Red Wings to get called for a penalty if the octopus gets tossed onto the ice. Good luck with that.
The pressure is on NHL referees during the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, and there’s definitely been some criticism of bad calls thus far.
A few key matchups to look at between the Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins as they get ready to begin their series at the end of this week.
For something completely different: Joe Theismann seriously wants to turn Lebron James into an NFL quarterback when he retires from the NBA. Seriously.
Morning Skate: Monday, May 27
May 27, 2013, 2:15 pm
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