Morning Skate: Friday, December 21

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Morning Skate: Friday, December 21

Time Magazine shines a light on the dirty little secret of this NHL lockout: the biggest reason for it is that the most successful NHL owners dont want to share with the more distressed hockey franchises.
 

Elliotte Friedman has his 30 thoughts for the week that include the waiting game going on between the NHL and NHLPA.
 

Gary Lawless from the Winnipeg Press says that Evander Kanes days are numbered with the Jets after his pattern of behavior over the last few years.
 

Adrian Dates has a poignant post on a member of the Colorado Avalanche franchise that was taken from the world far too early.
 

Since we wont get to see Rene Rancourt singing Christmas Carols at TD Garden this year, heres the video from last years performance. This is one of the things I will truly miss this year.
 

PK Subban tells sports radio in Toronto that lockout questions from the fans really tick him off. Its understandable given the way players are portrayed negatively in Canada, but still not a great thing to say all things considered.
 

The story of Zdeno Chara in video form.
 

For something completely different: FOH (Friend of Haggs) Ken Fang holds his weekly podcast, which includes a segment with my man, Damon Amendolara.

Dupont: If Bruins throw money at Stamkos, they move Krejci

Dupont: If Bruins throw money at Stamkos, they move Krejci

Kevin Paul Dupont joins Michael Felger on Sports Tonight to give his opinion on whether or not the Boston Bruins should sign Steven Stamkos and what other moves could be coming down the road this offseason.