Haggerty's Morning Skate: Saturday, June 28

Haggerty's Morning Skate: Saturday, June 28
June 28, 2014, 3:15 pm
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*Damien Cox asks some of the eternal questions around the NHL Draft, and piecing together the puzzle of teenage hockey talent.

*Claude Lemieux says that the New Jersey Devils will come to regret not drafting his son, who was taken with the first pick in the second round by the Buffalo Sabres.

*PHT writer Cam Tucker has Toronto GM Dave Nonis wondering if William Nylander might be the most skilled player in the draft.

*The Arizona – it still sounds really weird to say that – Coyotes buy out Mike Ribeiro one year into his deal, and allude to some behavioral issues. It must have been pretty serious given the dough they’re going to shell out for him NOT to play with them. All I know is few players mailed in two performances against the Bruins last season like Ribeiro did in both the home and road games for the Coyotes.

*The Ottawa Senators tried to deal Jason Spezza at the draft, and it may be that they have to lower their price demands.

*Puck Daddy has the 10 best prospect names drafted this weekend at the Wells Fargo Center in Philly.

*For something completely different: Five Burning Questions for the knockout rounds of the World Cup soccer tournament.