Haggerty's Morning Skate: Monday, Aug. 11

Haggerty's Morning Skate: Monday, Aug. 11
August 11, 2014, 12:30 pm

*A major overhaul of minor league pro hockey could have some pretty long-lasting effects on NHL teams, and the AHL teams that currently surround the New England area.

*Mikhail Grabovski sent an #icebucketchallenge with a message to the Maple Leafs braintrust over the weekend. It would have been nice if he could have managed ALS awareness in there somewhere above settling old scores, but I guess that nobody is perfect.

*PHT writer Joe Yerdon says that Oliver Ekman-Larsson is no longer an underrated commodity in Phoenix.

*The Edmonton Oilers Cup team is getting ready for a 30th anniversary celebration, which makes me feel really old.

*Gregory Campbell chatted with Nashua Telegraph columnist and FOH (Friend of Haggs) Tom King prior to throwing out the first pitch in New Hampshire.

*For something completely different: The Lonely Island boys are going to make a movie, and it should be something special, girl.