Morning Skate: Wednesday, May 9


Morning Skate: Wednesday, May 9

CBC rink side reporter Elliotte Friedman breaks down the Joel Quenneville situation in Chicago among his 30 thoughts, and how that appears to have led to the surprising decision to let assistant coach Mike Haviland go.

Heres more from the Chicago Sun-Times on the dismissal of Haviland, a popular and well-regarded NHL coach who was also a finalist for the head coaching job with the Winnipeg Jets last year.

The Jersey Courier Post has Jaromir Jagr unsure of his return to the Flyers for next season after a decent year in Philly.

Matt Kalman says that Peter Chiarelli cant count on a healthy Nathan Horton for next season. To which I reply, No duh.

Justin Bourne has a game plan for the Phoenix Coyotes to take down the Los Angeles Kings wagon that looks like its ready to roll all the way to the Stanley Cup Finals.

The Edmonton Journal has the story of Phoenix Coyotes playmaker Ray Whitney coming a long way from his years as an Edmonton Oilers stick boy.

Sounds like the contract negotiations for Ottawa defenseman Erik Karlsson are going to be protracted and perhaps even a little bit gnarly. But the Sens are going to payoh yeah theyre going to pay.