Morning Skate: Friday, September 28

Morning Skate: Friday, September 28
September 28, 2012, 4:09 pm
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Despite the NHL lockout, hockey marches on in America including a gathering of US prospects in Buffalo.

Wade Redden hasnt played in the NHL in years, but hes still being dragged into the NHL lockout along with the rest of his fellow players. Hes being paid handsomely, but Pierre Lebrun has the story of Reddens crappy experience.

The Ottawa Senators front office is happy that at least one training camp is opening with the Binghamton Senators.

Great piece from CSN colleague Tracey Myers speaking with defenseman Steve Montador, who isnt very optimistic about the conversations taking place between the NHL and NHLPA this weekend.

Good work by Joe Gill going into the time machine to regale with tales of the Bruins and Hartford Whalers games from the old Adams Division days.

Nick Cotsonika from Yahoo! Sports sees the big picture with the NHL and NHLPA, and the real money that awaits both sides years into the future.

Good buddy Joe Yerdon from Pro Hockey Talks has Dustin Byfuglien saying his legal proceedings are a pain in the you know what.

For something completely different: the Avett Brothers perform Murdered in the City for Conan OBrien recently. Its a great, great tune from an underrated band.