Haggerty's Morning Skate: Thursday, Sept. 4

Haggerty's Morning Skate: Thursday, Sept. 4
September 4, 2014, 2:45 pm
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*In a potentially awful story, UNH’s starting goaltender was arrested in a domestic dispute with a woman.

*NHL commissioner Gary Bettman poured cold water on the reports of four expansion teams, and we’re not talking about the Ice Bucket Challenge either.

*Edmonton Oilers defenseman Andrew Ference talks to 630 CHED in Edmonton about taking part in a relay triathlon event.

*PHT writer James O’Brien says that the Edmonton Oilers should emulate the Montreal Canadiens and the New York Rangers in terms of their puck possession, and the speed of their attack. One other thing those teams have over the Oil: a better, stouter defensive corps that needs to improve in Edmonton.

*Former NHL referee says that authority and control are a couple of important tools for those that want to get into the refereeing game.

*A handsome-looking New England Hockey Journal preview for the upcoming Bruins season prior to the start of training camp.

*For something completely different: I say, God bless Steve Sanders, I mean Ian Ziering, for refusing to watch the Beverly Hills 90210 reboot.