Morning Skate: Wednesday, Sept. 26


Morning Skate: Wednesday, Sept. 26

Its a lockout edition of Down Goes Brown with their comic styling on the NHL and the game that fans will miss. Hope DGB can keep churning out material during the lockout.

Pucky Daddy presents Lockout Man. Thats really all that needs to be said.

A nice look by Inside College Hockey at Bruins draft pick Ben Sexton, who has NHL ties and has slowly improved during his years at Bs development camp.

(Friend of Haggs) Jesse Spector says that the common thread between the NHL lockout and the NFL referee debacle is that the leagues dont care about the opinion of the fans and value money over all else.

Flyers forward Daniel Briere doesnt appreciate the negotiating tactics of NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman.

A good piece about how a meeting between Winnipeg Jets coach Claude Noel and forward Blake Wheeler helped turn his season around.

A fun video with Philadelphia Flyers scout Patrick Burke and Boston Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference taking part in the November Project over the last few weeks in Boston.

For something completely different: Eric Gagne says that 80 percent of his Dodgers team was on steroids when he was playing in Los Angeles.

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.