Morning Skate: Wednesday, Oct. 9

Morning Skate: Wednesday, Oct. 9
October 9, 2013, 11:15 am
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* Barry Trotz reads all the hockey blogs, and knows exactly what you’re saying about him. So stop it right now.
* Bruce Arthur chronicles the early season adventures of Patrick Roy behind the Colorado Avalanche bench, and Roy's assertion that controlling his emotions will be easy while coaching the Avs.
* Tomas Hertl went nuclear against the New York Rangers last night with the best goal you’ll see all year, and Rick Nash went down with what appears to be another head injury.
* A list of the must-follow Twitter accounts that cover the Boston Bruins organization. I might be on this list.
* Darren Dreger gives his Dreger report with a number of items, including his thoughts that Paul Holmgren is safe right now in Philly while working alongside Ron Hextall.
* For something completely different: A writer at Esquire calls for rock stars to stop writing open letters criticizing other rock stars.
* Song of the week: what I’m listening to is “Love Interruption” from Jack White. Good stuff with or without Meg.