Morning Skate: Tuesday, Jan. 7

Morning Skate: Tuesday, Jan. 7
January 7, 2014, 1:45 pm
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* The Fischler Report tackles some ideas on improving the fantastic outdoor NHL games that have become the jewel of the league.

* Dejan Kovacevic speaks with a number of Pittsburgh Penguins, who courageously trash the Winnipeg Jets’ failing system off the record.
 
* Elliotte Friedman has his weekly 30 thoughts, which includes some new information on the Sabres GM search and B’s assistant GM Jim Benning’s involvement in the discussion. 
 
* Don Brennan files a random thoughts column about issues surrounding the Ottawa Senators.
 
* PHT writer Cam Tucker has Patrick Roy coming down hard on Jean-Sebastien Giguere, who “needs to be better” for the Colorado Avalanche.

* Jaromir Jagr will be getting ready for his fifth Olympic tour of duty for the Czech Republic.

* Patrice Bergeron weighs in with a number of things during his periodic journal entries with ESPN.com.

* For something completely different: They're not my bag, but here’s Tina Fey and Amy Poehler talking about everything leading up to hosting the Golden Globes.