Morning Skate: Tuesday, Dec. 11

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Morning Skate: Tuesday, Dec. 11

Frank Seravalli says that Donald Fehr and the NHLPA has the owners exactly where they want them. Lets hope hes right because miscalculations at this point could be disastrous.

Elliotte Friedman has his 30 weekly thoughts with a few Bruins-related nuggets: one talent evaluator says that Lane MacDermid has been among the most eye-opening prospects in the AHL this season. He was the only Providence player mentioned. Thats interesting.

Vancouver Canucks forward Manny Malhotra has had it with the labor talks and the NHL lockout.

Shawn Horcoff is irked about the NHL lockout talks, as are many of the NHL veterans sitting around simply waiting for it all to be over.

The Christmas sweater video from CBC sports is purely Canadian. Theres no other way to describe it.

Bruins first round draft pick Malcolm Subban could be the man between the pipes for Team Canada in the World Junior tournament.

For something completely different: a very special Arnold Schwarzenegger Christmas party that actually aired on television and had Mike Tyson involved. No, not kidding.

Report: Red Sox acquire Chris Sale

Report: Red Sox acquire Chris Sale

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- The Red Sox -- who came away with the top starting pitcher (David Price) and top reliever (Craig Kimbrel) last offseason -- apparently have done it again.

According to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Sox have acquired White Sox ace left-hander Chris Sale for four prospects. Two have been identified (infielder Yoan Moncada and pitcher Michael Kopech) and two are as-yet unnamed:

More to come . . .