Morning Skate: Wednesday, May 30

Morning Skate: Wednesday, May 30
May 30, 2012, 4:18 pm
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NEWARK, NJ Best quote of the day thus far was from New Jersey Devils forward Patrik Elias when asked how quick the glove hand was for Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick.
Its quick, said Elias, without missing a beat. Hes Jonathan Quick.

Not only is Elias a three-time veteran of the Stanley Cup Finals with four goals and six points during 18 games in their current playoff run, but hes also quite a quick-witted fellow.
Devils coach Pete DeBoer announced that there will be no changes to the New Jersey Devils for Wednesday nights Game 1 at the Prudential Center, and instead it will be the Kings and Devils butting heads for the upper hand in a sure-to-be-entertaining series.
On to the links:

Bill Plaschke from the Los Angeles Times says that the bandwagon is filling up for the Los Angeles Kings as they get ready to take their first twirl in the Cup Finals since the Wayne Gretzky era.

Rogers Sportsnet may be looking to seize the Hockey Night in Canada franchise away from the CBC, according to a Globe and Mail report.

The Pittsburgh Daily Tribune is doing a piece on concussions affecting children in youth sports and its worth a look.

(FOH) Friend of Haggs Bruce Arthur writes that the Devils have given Martin Brodeur one more chance at greatness in the Stanley Cup Finals.
Zach Parise is leading the Devils in the Stanley Cup Finals, and it may be his last hurrah in New Jersey.

For the first time in the history of the Stanley Cup Finals, both teams will boast US-born captains as they enter the series.

For something completely different: somebody calling themselves The King of All Pimps says its time to legalize prostitution in an op-ed piece for the New York Daily News. I say its time to lock up anybody calling themselves The King of All Pimps.