Morning Skate: Friday, May 11


Morning Skate: Friday, May 11

Prized free agent to be Nashville defenseman Ryan Suter says that the next contract he signs will be his last, so that gives you an idea the kind of term hes looking for.

Ilya Bryzgalov opens up to a Russian newspaper and said that the 247 scrutiny no pun intended wore the Flyers goaltender down as the season progressed.

A good New York Post piece on Pierre McGuire and his unique position between the benches during NBC playoff telecasts.

Washington Capitals coach Dale Hunter has made a believer out of his players and his organization as the playoffs have progressed.

Los Angeles Kings GM Dean Lombardi thinks the Northeast liberal intellects want to label the Sutter Family as stupid, according to the Pro Hockey Talk boys. Its more about the stunning lack of effort when it comes to showing an ounce of personality combined with the perpetual dour expression on his face. But maybe thats just me?

Adam Proteau from the Hockey News says that a DevilsCoyotes Stanley Cup Final would be a nightmare for the NHL, and its pretty clear any Final without the New York Rangers isnt going to wow the league.

Don Cherry defends his partner Ron MacLeans usage of 911 references during the intro to a RangersCapitals playoff game.

FOH (Friend of Haggs) Stephen Whyno writes that the Capitals showed they can take the best punches of the Bruins and the Rangers, and then keep moving forward.

For something completely different: an A&E reality show is coming to South Boston called Southie Rules. It should be wicked good.

Mike Giardi: 'Zero faith' Bruins can turn things around

Mike Giardi: 'Zero faith' Bruins can turn things around

Mike Giardi and Lou Merloni discuss the Boston Bruins recent collapse, and debate who deserves the blame.