Morning Skate: Monday, Oct. 14

Morning Skate: Monday, Oct. 14
October 14, 2013, 2:45 pm
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Adam Oates' Capitals have continued their ridiculous turnaround into the playoffs.

(AP Photo)

* Meet Jiri Hudler, the landlord and the offensive motor for a Calgary team that’s done okay in the early going.
 
* San Jose Sharks GM Doug Wilson tells Adam Oates to worry about coaching his own team after criticizing the Tomas Hertl goal earlier this week.
 
* Mark Divver gives out the good, the bad and the ugly from the weekend games for the Providence Bruins. Sounds like Ryan Spooner has picked up right where he left off at the end of training camp.
 
* The New York Times continues to be the bastion for trying to outlaw fighting in the world of hockey by breathlessly reporting about injuries sustained in USHL games. We get it, guys. You don’t like fighting. Don’t use one kid's regrettable injury as cause to further your agenda.

* Anton Khudobin suffers a lower body injury on Sunday that appeared to be pretty serious.
 
* Nail Yakupov tells Joanne Ireland that he’s pretty unhappy about the treatment he’s getting in Edmonton.

* For something completely different: Jimmy Kimmel talks about the conversation that squashed his tweet beef with Kanye West.