Morning Skate: Thursday, May 24

Morning Skate: Thursday, May 24
May 24, 2012, 5:03 pm
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The female demographic is targeted for the already infamous While the Men Watch commentary provided on CBC during the Stanley Cup playoff run.

FOH (Friend of Haggs) Jesse Spector catches us up on the happenings of the New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers in their playoff series that has taken a turn for Jerseys way.

Bruce Arthur has a column on the Phoenix Coyotes finishing the season under a cloud of several things.

Tom Renney was a steady, fatherly hand for a young Oilers team over the last couple of years, and there is some disappointment that will no longer be the case in Edmonton.

Drew Doughty has entered the Conn Smythe discussion after a strong series against the Phoenix Coyotes, and he appears to these eyes to be the closest thing to Ray Bourque in the NHL these days.

Former Boston College standout Stephen Gionta has taken a big step up for the New Jersey Devils during the playoffs, and is beginning to carve out his own place next to his well-known brother.

The Pro Hockey Talk boys say that Bolts general manager Steve Yzerman is working the European circuit during the offseason as he overhauls things with the Tampa Bay Lightning.

For something completely different: Ad Rock opens up to Rolling Stone about the death of Beastie Boys partner Adam MCA Yauch.