Jim Matheson has some tidbits on Nail Yakupov potentially going to the KHL and Russia if theres a lockout, and Sergei Samsonov looking for a comeback.
Down Goes Brown breaks down the NHL lockout and commissioner Gary Bettman in the way that only ol' DGB can do it.
Interesting story from Dusty Saunders on why a lockout shouldnt cost hockey an entire season like it did in 2004-05.
Mark Spector takes a look at some of the belt-tightening thats happening with the NHL rules enforcement over the summer, and how Colin Campbell is at the center of it.
CSNPhilly.com compatriot Tim Panaccio says that agents are baffled by the six-year deal awarded to Scott Hartnell by the Philadelphia Flyers.
Tie Domi showed a little of his old snarl when Team Sweden attempted to tape a Team Canada practice.
The Nashville Predators continue to push toward a Stanley Cup season, and reinforced that in their Skate of the Union address to season ticket holders on Monday.
For something completely different: Apparently Nicki Minaj will be an American Idol judge next season along with Mariah Carey? That might have finally pushed me over to the edge to solely watch The Voice next year.