Morning Skate: Wednesday, June 6


Morning Skate: Wednesday, June 6

Stephen Harris says that Tim Thomas has once again proven himself selfish with his decision making in walking away from the Bruins, and its very difficult to argue that.

A funny WEEI bit with Mutt and Merloni where they reenact the tweet beef between Kirk Minihane, DJ Bean and your favorite hockey writer. Good stuff from the producers over there.

Chris Clark joins the Columbus Blue Jackets as Director of Player Development after being one of the final cuts from Bruins training camp last year.

Deadspin asks the question why is no one watching the Stanley Cup Finals? Its pretty simple: not as compelling as the hate-fest between the Bruins and Canucks. People can say what they want, but that series had heroes, villains and controversy. This one-sided Cup Final does not and the ratings reflect it.

The Zach Parise free agency derby awaits with the Los Angeles Kings about to put a stranglehold on the Devils in the Stanley Cup Finals.

Michel Therrien gets rehired as head coach of the Montreal Canadiens, and it doesnt appear that the fan base is all that excited about it.

Harvard alum and San Jose Sharks forward Dominic Moores wife is dealing with a rare form of liver cancer in a sad dose of real life news.

Apparently anyone who is one Linkedin has had their password compromised by a hacker in Russia whose name may or may not be Peggy. That is just awesome sauce.

Sheary, Crosby lead Penguins past Bruins, 5-1


Sheary, Crosby lead Penguins past Bruins, 5-1

PITTSBURGH - Conor Sheary scored two goals, Sidney Crosby added his league-leading 28th and the Pittsburgh Penguins won their fourth straight game, 5-1 over the Boston Bruins.

Pittsburgh led 2-1 through two periods before breaking out in the third with three goals in a span of 2 minutes, 57 seconds.

Sheary scored his 17th and has nine goals in nine games. Bryan Rust added his 12th and Patric Hornqvist his 11th for the Penguins, who won a season-high seventh straight at home. Pittsburgh the NHL's best home team, is 13-0-1 in its last 14 home games.

Evgeni Malkin had two assists for a season-best seven-game point streak. Crosby added two assists for a three-point game. Matt Murray made 44 saves to win his fourth straight game.

David Krejci scored his 11th for the Bruins, who have lost four straight and five of their last six.