Morning Skate: Monday, Nov. 4

Morning Skate: Monday, Nov. 4
November 4, 2013, 11:15 am

* The St. Louis Blues are still big fans of former goaltender Ben Bishop even though he’s now dominating for the first place Tampa Bay Lightning.

* Sarah Baicker said there is a place for fighting in the NHL, but no place for the beat down Ray Emery gave Braden Holtby last weekend.

* Paul Stewart details the Emery/Holtby incident from a player and referee’s perspective at Hockeybuzz.com.
 
* Nick Cotsonika pens a brilliant piece on the Hall of Fame NHL career of Chris Chelios, which almost never happened.
 
* The Bruins got together for a postgame shave last week to celebrate their Movember efforts to raise money for charity, and grow a solid mustache over the next month.

* Gary Bettman tells the Columbus Post Dispatch that head hits are on the way out of the league after slapping John Scott with a seven game suspension.
 
* For something completely different: Bob Ryan ranks the top 25 Red Sox players of all time.