Morning Skate: Tuesday, Oct. 2

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Morning Skate: Tuesday, Oct. 2

Good buddy Jesse Spector from the Sporting News hopes that the NHL refines a few things the next time they hold a full preseason schedule after shutting things down this September.

Ian Mendes lets people in on the storylines that theyre missing without an Ottawa Senators training camp this fall.

Elliotte Friedman goes over some of the fine details that are currently being argued over by the NHL and NHLPA, and it illustrates just how far apart the two sides truly are.

Wayne Gretzky throws out the first pitch at a Toronto Blue Jays game and spreads hope the NHL wont miss the whole year. He also has a good time catching up with the Blue Jays mascot.

Greg Wyshynski weighs on the talk of replacement players put forth by radio personality Billy Watters. Most dont think its even remotely possible, and it would put a permanent black mark on the NHL.

The KHL will begin broadcasting games on ESPN 3 beginning this week. Its only an online streaming service, but it could still reach over 60 million people starving for something close to NHL hockey.

For something completely different: Two perfectly good sports media types go ballistic over one topic. That topic? Ditka.

Highlights: Boston Bruins 2, San Jose Sharks 1 (OT)

Highlights: Boston Bruins 2, San Jose Sharks 1 (OT)

Highlights from the Boston Bruins 2-1 overtime win over the San Jose Sharks

Talking Points: Bruins get win in return from bye week

Talking Points: Bruins get win in return from bye week

Joe Haggerty hands out his superlatives following the Boston Bruins victory over the San Jose Sharks

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