Haggerty's Morning Skate: Mike Richards' border trouble


Here are the links from around the hockey world, and what I’m reading on the opening day of NHL free agency.

*TMZ was the first to report about Mike Richards' trouble at the US/Canada border and that it reportedly had to do with Oxycodone.

*Jason Brough has Columbus prospect-turned Blackhawks player Mark Dano ready to set Chicago on fire as part of the blockbuster Brandon Saad deal.

*Here’s a list of top unrestricted and restricted NHL free agents from Sports Illustrated with the July 1 opening of free agency here.

*The Anaheim Ducks get Kevin Bieksa for a second-round pick in yet another player that was mentioned in trade discussions with the Bruins.

*Phil Kessel has been traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins in a deal that is going to make the Penguins mighty fun to watch next season, and clears some of the toxic element out of Toronto.

*The Cam Neely tree continues to grow for the Bruins in an amazing continuation of a long ago hockey trade.

*For something completely different: a mysterious illness that led to a this week’s No. 1 record in music.





Contact Us