Morning Skate: Eleventh heaven 

January, 8, 2008
There's a lot of hockey on Tuesday night. To be exact, 11 games. Here's the schedule with a few short and hopefully pertinent comments about each game.

Blackhawks at Canadiens. Here's my favorite game of the night. It's nice to see these old Original Six rivals get together. The Canadiens are honoring the 82-year rivalry between the clubs before the game as part of the advance celebrations marking the Habs' centennial on Dec. 4, 2009. Before the game, Blackhawk legends Bobby Hull, Stan Mikita and Tony Esposito along with Canadien greats Guy Lafleur, Henri Richard and Yvan Cournoyer will be introduced to the Bell Centre crowd. That's pretty cool stuff. I just wish I could've made the trip to Montreal. I'll have to settle for catching on the Center Ice package. Thank goodness for that!

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