Morning Skate: Wednesday, Oct. 16

Morning Skate: Wednesday, Oct. 16
October 16, 2013, 2:00 pm
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* The Flyers are finally willing to admit something the Bruins have privately admitted about Marc Savard: Chris Pronger will never play hockey again due to post-concussion syndrome.

* Seth Rorabaugh of the Post-Gazette says that there’s more offense this season in the NHL because of the narrower nets. There may be a few other reasons, but it was still an interesting read.

* Mike Halford of Pro Hockey Talk has the story of former Bruins defenseman Steve Montador, who has returned from the KHL because of lingering symptoms from a concussion suffered in 2012 with the Chicago Blackhawks.

* If you missed it, the between-the-periods interview with “Ultimate Bruin” Milt Schmidt on NESN when he was the 95-year-old dropping the ceremonial puck before Monday afternoon’s game between the Bruins and the Red Wings.

* Bobby Orr sat down with the Canadian news program, the National, last week to promote his book, and talked about a wide range of topics. His aura of greatness is undeniable when he talks about anything.

*For something completely different: The latest episode of the Opie and Anthony podcast is over an hour of Louis C.K.’s best bits with the DJs.