Haggerty's Morning Skate: Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013

Haggerty's Morning Skate: Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013
October 22, 2013, 2:30 pm
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*Darren Dreger with some thoughts on the hit that knocked Dustin Penner out, and his subsequent tweet beefs following the hit.

*Elliotte Friedman gives his 30 thoughts, including how Nov. 1 might become an important date to all teams in the playoff chase.

*Winnipeg Jets coach Claude Noel has a conundrum on his hands: he doesn’t have enough players to bench everybody on his hockey club.

*FOH (Friend of Haggs) Harrison Mooney unearths an article where Jason Gregor says the Edmonton Oilers are getting hit with injuries due to poor team chakra.

*Craig Custance asks whether the New York Rangers are already buried for the season after a sluggish start.

*Ken Campbell says that Sean Monahan should be allowed to play in the AHL this season as he approaches the magical 10-game barrier when a decision must be made on the NHL or junior hockey.

*Claude Giroux says that the Flyers “will make the playoffs.” Everybody else says, “No…no they won’t.”

*Fluto Shinzawa gives his Sunday Globe Notes where he details why so many NHL teams, including the Bruins, are chasing after Swedish players these days.

*For something completely different: Bobby Valentine believes he could have won the World Series with the Red Sox if he were still the manager in Boston. I still can’t believe Larry Lucchino hired that rodeo clown.