Andy Strickland from truehockey.com thinks the credit Sidney Crosby has received for rekindling CBA talks is a little overblown, and said there is still important work to be done by both sides.
Good piece by Craig Custance from ESPN.com detailing how the numbers and revenue projections were dictating this being the week when talks would get rekindled just as much as anything else.
Max Wahlberg wants to fight Tie Domi in a boxing match for charity, and then wants you to say hi to your mother for him.
Interesting take out of Vancouver that the context clues seem to be indicating that Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs had a change of heart thats helped things progress this week.
Conversely heres an account of a blow-up between Jacobs and Ryan Miller nearly derailing the process on Wednesday night in the wee hours of the morning. Its a good sign that the moderates have taken control of the process, so a deal needs to get done within that window.
Andrew Ference with the tweet of the day about Shawn Thornton narrating Twas the Night Before Christmas last night.
For something completely different: a top 10 list of the worst Christmas songs released over the last 10 years.