Morning Skate: Thursday, Jan. 30

Morning Skate: Thursday, Jan. 30
January 30, 2014, 2:30 pm

* Sports Illustrated’s Brian Cazeneuve goes behind-the-scenes at the outdoor games in Los Angeles and New York.

* Tim Campbell has the scoop on the Winnipeg Jets continuing their development as the league’s youngest group of players, which Paul Maurice sees as an undeniable asset.

* PHT’s Mike Halford gives the rundown on the Cowboys Stadium potentially serving as the setting for an NHL outdoor game in the near future.

* Some good words and a good attitude for Ryan Spooner on his first day back with the Providence Bruins. His stint in Boston gave him a good idea of what he must do in order to stick at the NHL level.

* Doug MacLean says that the Edmonton Oilers have “a disaster on their hands” if they start trading their young players away.
 
* For something completely different: An interesting story on “The Way Back” with the survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings.