Morning Skate: Monday, August 27

Morning Skate: Monday, August 27
August 27, 2012, 4:18 pm
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Georges Laraque lobs some criticism at Mark Recchis stance on the newly created CHLPA, as summarized by the Pro Hockey Talk boys. Recchi is one of the owners of the Kamloops Blazers, so you can see why they might see things a little bit differently.

NHL.com writer Dan Rosen chronicles the diet and training regiment for PK Subban as the Montreal Canadiens defenseman continues in a holding pattern on a contract extension with the Habs.

Evander Kanes agent shoots down the rumor that he wants a trade away from the Winnipeg Jets.

Gary Bettman and Donald Fehr will meet on Tuesday, and it sounds like the NHL will have another offer for the players to consider. Everybody hopes this one is a little more realistic than the first one.

Chuck Gormley asks if Alex Ovechkin should play in Russia if theres an NHL lockout on the horizon. Another question is whether the KHL wants Ovechkin to play over in Russia.

Scott Hartnell has his priorities in order as he gets ready for the rest of his life with the Philadelphia Flyers.

Flyers prospect Nick Cousins was charged with sexual assault along with a pair of his junior hockey teammates.

For something completely different: an interesting take from DA Show producer Chris Curtis, who believes that the Red Sox trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers is a precursor to the John Henry group eventually selling the team.