Morning Skate: Wednesday, August 1st

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Morning Skate: Wednesday, August 1st

Patrick Kaleta signs a multi-year contract with the Buffalo Sabres, and guarantees the Sabres will have at least one certified punk in their lineup for years to come.

Flames defenseman Jay Bouwmeester heads to Africa for the excellent Right to Play campaign.

Danny Cleary expects CBA talks to heat up once the season draws closer, but that wont change the large financial divide between the two sides.

The UMass hockey team rounds out their new coaching staff with a former assistant with the University of Vermont.

The Japers Rink blog has a question and answer session with Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis that covers a wide range of territories.

Revenue Sharing is the biggest topic of conversation in the CBA discussions, and the most wide-arching topic that NHLPA Director Donald Fehr can have influence on as discussions intensify.

For something completely different: Jose Canseco filed for bankruptcy in another example of bad things happen to bad people.

Shaughnessy: Why I'm not a fan of Celtics not trading at deadline

Shaughnessy: Why I'm not a fan of Celtics not trading at deadline

Dan Shaughnessy joins Sports Sunday and talks with Felger about why he hated the Boston Celtics not making any moves at the deadline.

Dupont: Why Bruins can sustain winning ways and make the playoffs

Dupont: Why Bruins can sustain winning ways and make the playoffs

Kevin Paul Dupont joins Sports Sunday to explain why he thinks the Boston Bruins winning ways are here to stay and why he thinks they will be in the playoffs.