Morning Skate: Monday, Nov. 11

Morning Skate: Monday, Nov. 11
November 11, 2013, 2:45 pm
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* Chris Johnston has a piece about the caution NHL teams show with concussions, using Nazem Kadri and the Maple Leafs as an example after he took a blow near the head in Saturday’s loss to the Bruins.

* This is a couple of weeks old, but Toucher and Rich sitting down with the legendary Bobby Orr is worth listening to again.

* Marc Divver gives his Good, Bad and Ugly in a weekend when the Providence Bruins rock and rolled their opponents. Ryan Spooner had seven points in two games over the weekend. Why is he down in Providence again?

* Jason Brough has the details of Toronto coach Randy Carlyle liking what he saw from the Maple Leafs in the second period of Saturday’s loss to the Bruins.

* Bruce Garrioch wonders where the bold moves are from Edmonton GM Craig MacTavish after watching his team stumble out of the gate.

* An interesting look by the Pension Plan Puppets at the 1-2-2 fore-check that the Bruins slapped on the Maple Leafs during the third period once they got an early lead.
 
* Gary Bettman lauds the “off the ice” work done by Brendan Shanahan in addition to the playing career that got him in the Hall of Fame.
 
* For something completely different: A breakdown of last night’s Walking Dead episode from Grantland.com.