Morning Skate: Friday, January 11, 2013

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Morning Skate: Friday, January 11, 2013

Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis makes his own apology to hockey fans on his personal blog for the NHL lockout.
 
Blake Wheeler checks in with the Winnipeg media and talks about his experience playing hockey in Germany.

Eric Engels answers plenty of questions facing the Montreal Canadiens as they get ready for the NHL regular season to begin.

Good job by my CSN buddy Chuck Gormley, who got Brooks Laich to call new teammate a spineless jellyfish. But it was in the best way possible, of course.

Former BU defenseman and Scituate native Ryan Whitney checks in with the Edmonton media after skating in Boston with the Bruins players for long stretches over the last four months.

Andrew Ference and Tyler Seguin are going to save the rainforest one goal at a time.

Good piece by FOH (Friend of Haggs) Ian Mendes, who describes what its like covering professional sports while also attempting to be a good dad and a good husband.

For something completely different: Will Ferrell and Ryan Gosling made Jimmy Kimmels first show in a new 11:30 pm time slot one to remember with their Knife Show bit.

SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Rawls leads Seahawks to 40-7 rout of Panthers

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SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Rawls leads Seahawks to 40-7 rout of Panthers

SEATTLE - Behind Thomas Rawls bouncing off and through tacklers and a big-play punch from Tyler Lockett, the Seattle Seahawks rediscovered their offensive star power on Sunday night.

It came at a significant cost to their defense.

Rawls ran for 103 yards and two touchdowns in the first half, Lockett took a reverse 75 yards for a score to open the second half and the Seahawks routed the Carolina Panthers 40-7 on Sunday night.

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