Morning reading

Looking for a way to ease into the early start? You can check out the game preview from Also, if you’re interested in seeing what those of us in the media use to get ready for the game, here are the game notes.

For those attending the game, remember that at 1 p.m. sharp, there will be a ceremony honoring Luc Robitaille and his induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame. The ceremony will also be broadcast on FSN.

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