Gary Lawless from the Winnipeg Sun says that, like him or hate him, the NHL is in good hands with commissioner Gary Bettman. That kind of opinion is certainly open to interpretation but the knives have been put away now that hockey is back.
An interesting behind-the-scenes look by Chris Botta at the business of being the New Jersey Devils.
A good piece by Michael Grange on NHLPA lead voice Chris Campoli currently still looking for work after being very outspoken in the negotiations with NHL owners and league officials.
Bob McKenzie gives a season preview of the Boston Bruins for NHL Network and leaves Tuukka Rask as the single-biggest factor that the season could hinge upon.
Pierre Lebrun with an interesting piece about relations between the KHL and NHL as some Russian players have been threatening to remain back in Russia at the end of the lockout.
Dave Bolland is getting a look at an expanded role with the Chicago Blackhawks in abbreviated training camp.
Cory Schneider is ready to jump at the opportunity in net with the Vancouver Canucks, though it must be weird that Roberto Luongo is there with him to begin NHL training camp this week.
Former Bruins defenseman Mark Stuart is ready for more responsibility in Winnipeg as injuries have hit their blueline corps.
According to Phoenix Coyotes GM Don Maloney, All-Star defenseman Keith Yandle is not going to be available in a trade after he was the subject of several Bruins rumors this offseason.
For something completely different: a breakdown of the Golden Globe awards including an attempt to decipher exactly what the hell Jodie Foster was talking about in her acceptance speech.