Morning Skate: Friday, November 16

Morning Skate: Friday, November 16
November 16, 2012, 10:02 pm
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The Rangers and Flyers will be playing in a charity game next weekend in Atlantic City as a fundraiser for the victims of Hurricane Sandy.

The plus side of the lockout for the Vancouver Canucks is that it gives them ample time for injured players to lick their wounds.

Former Bruins farmhand Kris Versteeg has been cleared physically by the Florida Panthers, and is doing a little college hockey coaching in the lockout meantime.

Pierre Lebrun says its go time for both the NHL and the NHLPA. So what does the NHL do? They decide to take a two-week vacation from CBA negotiations. Such a transparent ploy, guys. Come on now.

Molson Coors is getting awfully tired of their dropping beer sales with the NHL on hiatus, and they want some of their money back.

Bill Daly says hes more discouraged now than at any time during the NHL labor talks. That will dovetail nicely with the pissed off feeling that most NHL fans are experiencing at this point.

Nail Yakupov blasted by Damien Cox after watching him in one glorified exhibition game between Russia and Canada.

For something completely different: Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin says that the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic will consist of only three scenes all told. That is going to be an interesting concept for a movie.