Haggerty's Morning Skate: Thursday, Aug. 14

Haggerty's Morning Skate: Thursday, Aug. 14
August 14, 2014, 12:00 pm
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*PHT writer and FOH (Friend of Haggs) Mike Halford says a prospective NHL owner is working on an arena deal in Seattle that would support a hockey team.

*Edmonton Oilers star-crossed forward Nail Yakupov is under pressure after a couple of turbulent seasons with the Oil, and is facing an important season in his NHL career.

*The Toronto Maple Leafs are going to honor their storied history with a statue outside the Air Canada Centre.

*The far-reaching ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has reached the celebrity portion of the fan base as Denis Leary participated, and passed it along to Don Sweeney among others.

*Dallas Stars scoring machine Tyler Seguin says the sky is the limit for an offensively gifted Stars bunch headed into next season.

*Anton Khudobin breaks down what went right with the Carolina Hurricanes last season as he earned a starting NHL gig.

*For something completely different: Rolling Stone sits down with Willie Nelson for a visit with the ultimate country outlaw.