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PHT Morning Skate: Sharks rap for the holidays, Rangers warm our hearts


PHT’s Morning Skate takes a look around the world of hockey to see what’s happening and what we’ll be talking about around the NHL world and beyond.

San Jose Sharks players rapping. What else needs to be said?

OK, maybe this needs to be said: that’s awful-great.

For the Calgary Flames, it’s all about “heart and Hartley.” (The Hockey News)

The lowdown on Dave Cameron, who’s taking over for Paul MacLean in Ottawa. (Sportsnet)

More on Guy Lafleur mourning Jean Beliveau. (Greatest Hockey Legends)

Editor’s Note: Pro Hockey Talk’s partner FanDuel is hosting a one-day $20,000 Fantasy Hockey league for Tuesday’s NHL games. It’s just $2 to join and first prize is $2,000. Starts Tuesday at 7pm ET. Here’s the FanDuel link.

The New York Rangers’ “Garden of Dreams” promotion did some absolutely wonderful things for 15-year-old Chris Falzone, who was diagnosed with cancer but refused to allow the disease to stop him from playing hockey.

They signed him to a one-day contract and did an array of great things.

Here are a few of the other highlights:

The promotion was pretty fantastic, in general:

The Rangers really outdid themselves here.