Morning Skate: Saturday, June 23

Morning Skate: Saturday, June 23
June 23, 2012, 7:27 pm
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USA Todays Kevin Allen goes over the trades of the day from Day 2 of the NHL Draft in Pittsburgh.

Let it never be said that Brian Burke is afraid to draft a fellow Irishman on his Maple Leafs club.

The Washington Post chronicles a busy weekend for the Capitals, who did plenty to help themselves. They traded for skilled flop artist Michael Ribeiro and drafted rugged power forward Tom Wilson.

The Pro Hockey Talk boys say that the Florida Panthers wont be paying a lot or in Dale Tallons words giving up the farm -- to re-acquire Roberto Luongo.

Strange times in Anaheim: they trade Lubomir Visnovsky and Bobby Ryan basically says he wants out on the same day.

Looks like the New York Rangers will be letting one of their heart and soul guys go with the news that Brandon Prust isnt likely to come back.

Trouble already brewing for a Dane Cook sitcom vehicle that sounds like itll be dead on arrival. I can honestly say I never got Dane Cook or his humor.