Morning Skate: Monday, May 27

Morning Skate: Monday, May 27
May 27, 2013, 2:15 pm
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  • 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.