Morning Skate: Thursday, May 17


Morning Skate: Thursday, May 17

Chris Stevenson from the Ottawa Sun details the first step between the NHL and NHLPA toward a new collective bargaining agreement.

The Young Stars prospect tourney has been cancelled in Western Canada over the contract uncertainty facing the league.

It will be a busy weekend at the Staples Center in Los Angeles with the Lakers, Clippers and Kings all still going strong in the playoffs.

Sergei Kostitsyn has some strong words for the Nashville Predators and their handling of his brother, Sergei, and Alexander Radulov during the playoffs. Apparently staying out until 4 a.m. on a game night is acceptable behavior in the Kostitsyn household.

Tyler Seguin shows off his bandaged left hand and said its roughly a 10-week healing process for his surgically repaired knuckle tendon.

Lou Lamoriello praises his New Jersey Devils as they are only three wins away from an unlikely return to the Stanley Cup Finals.

Marian Gaborik is benched for the third period after some weak play in his own zone, and John Tortorella unsurprisingly has little to say about it afterward.

For something completely different: a group of Rock and Rollbaseball experts talk about their favorite ballparks across the United States.