Morning Skate: Monday, October 8

Morning Skate: Monday, October 8
October 8, 2012, 3:59 pm
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Good piece in the USA Today about Shane Doan guided by family decisions when it came time to make a decision on his NHL landing spot during free agency.

An interesting piece on Pro Hockey Talk detailing why increased revenue sharing could benefit the owners much more than the players. The NHLs resistance to greater revenue sharing has been one of the more confusing aspects to the CBA discussion.

The solidarity among NHL owners might be cracking, and Bruce Garrioch has an interesting look at some of the owners that might be starting to get tired of the lockout waiting game.

Eric Engels of Hockeybuzz.com wants you to help determine the best Montreal Canadiens defenseman of all-time.

Good piece on Flyers scout Patrick Burke and his battle against homophobia in pro sports with his You Can Play campaign.

Jonas Seigel details the path of Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Jerry DAmigo on his pathway to the NHL.

Philadelphia Flyers grit player Riley Cote likes to live a healthy lifestyle with hemp products, so he opted to share that with everybody else. Okay then.

For something different: Grantland.com is asking What happened to Tim Burtons career? and how did it all go wrong so fast? Perhaps its my fault, but I always viewed him as one of the most overrated directors in Hollywood. All style, no substance.