Morning Skate: Thursday, August 2


Morning Skate: Thursday, August 2

Ben Raby does some pinch-hitting for Chuck Gormley and handicaps the 2014 U.S. Olympic hockey teams goaltending situation for

ESPN.coms Scott Burnside goes through some of the history of the Stanley Cup keepers while partying down with Dustin Brown during his day with the Cup.

The Backhanded Shelf blog uncovers a handy tool for monitoring the health status of oft-injured New York Islanders goaltender Rick DiPietro.

Manny Malhotra marches in through the streets of British Columbia in support of the gay community for the Vancouver Pride parade. Finally something people in Boston can give one of the Canucks some credit for.

Escrow is now a dirty word to the NHL players after going through the last CBA with money lopped off their paychecks.

The top seven free agents left on the NHL market according to Yahoo! Sports Puck Daddy blog.

For something completely different: apparently Ryan Lochtes mom is bragging about her sons one night stands. Wow. Thats too much information from Mom as far as Im concerned.

BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Celtics draft night recap


BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Celtics draft night recap

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0:41 - Danny Ainge on why he saw Jayson Tatum as the best player in the draft, Kristaps Porzingis rumors, and why Josh Jackson canceled his Celtics draft workout.

4:49 - Rich Gotham joins to discuss taking Jayson Tatum with the 3rd overall pick, being patient with the development of players and if there were any potential trades out there.

9:53 - Kyle Draper, A. Sherrod Blakely, and Brian Scalabrine break down the selection of Jayson Tatum and talk about the rumor that the Celtics were in discussions with the Pacers for Paul George. 

13:15 - Tom Giles, Michael Holley, and Kayce Smith debate if it was worth trading down to the 3rd pick to draft Tatum and how Tatum will always be compared to Markelle Fultz for his whole career.