Haggerty's Morning Skate: Saturday, Mar. 8

Haggerty's Morning Skate: Saturday, Mar. 8
March 8, 2014, 12:30 pm
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·   The Score blog gives us 10 NHL genetic mutants that were born with the raw tools to succeed in hockey. Spoiler alert: Zdeno Chara is one of them.
 
·   Bruins rookie defenseman Torey Krug listed among the top-10 favorites in the Calder Trophy watch for this season.
 
·   Former Bruins forward Mark Recchi paid a visit to TD Garden last week as part of the franchise’s 90th Anniversary ceremony, and it was as nice a moment as you’d expect.
 
·   Interesting piece on one of the fathers of goaltending over in Finland, where goalies are cranked out like it was a factory.
 
·   PHT’s James O’Brien says that Ilya Bryzgalov didn’t make a real lasting first impression on the Minnesota media.
 
·   PHT’s Ryan Dadoun says Steve Stamkos sees Saturday night’s game vs. the Bruins as a big test for the Tampa Bay Lightning without Marty St. Louis.
 
·   For something completely different: Rolling Stone rolls out the 20 Frattiest bands of all time.