Morning Skate: Monday, Jan. 7


Morning Skate: Monday, Jan. 7

Damien Cox says it wont be easy to take pride in being an NHL fan for the near future. While I think some of that uneasiness will exist, its dissipating quickly as the NHL season takes shape.

A great story about Bruins prospect Anthony Camara, who played for Team Canada in the World Junior tourney and surprisingly lists his sister as the reason for his glove-dropping toughness. Its actually a very moving story.

The end of the NHL lockout makes for a happy birthday for Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider.

Great piece by Katie Baker telling us to say goodbye to the 10 horrible people that we met during the NHL lockout. I will gladly do this.

Full credit to Mike behind the Mic for ending the NHL lockout with his Play Hockey, Maybe song parody played on Toucher and Rich.

The Pittsburgh Penguins, Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks are projected to be the best teams coming out of the NHL lockout this season, according to Hockey Prospectus.

For something completely different: Norm MacDonald with a gambling column on Okay, Ill bite.