Sidney Crosby is not excited about the NHLs unwillingness to maintain player contract rights in the most competitive league in the world.
I wrote the other day that Gary Bettman and Donald Fehr shouldnt go to the Hockey Hall of Fame ceremonies. Here was the flip side argument from FOH (Friend of Haggs) Ian Mendes.
The NHL goalies might have a rough time when the regular season finally begins, and here are a few reasons why. One bright light for Bruins fans: Both Tuukka Rask and Anton Khudobin havent had problems finding work and should be in midseason form.
Elliotte Friedman weighs in with his always-worthy 30 thoughts for the week, including the leagues decision to hold the line on contracts.
Brett Hull tells the Sporting News that its time for the NHL to get things done and start the season.
Good piece by Alan Siegel for Boston Magazine where he gets the inside story on the iconic photo of Derek Sanderson smoking a cigarette while clasping his hands in prayer.
CSN Bay Area Sharks Insider Kevin Kurz wonders if theres any advantage for the Sharks in a shortened NHL season.
Lenny Clarke goes ballistic on Gary Bettman and Donald Fehr before saying that the women of Boston missing their hockey players. Okay then.
For something completely different: Amanda Rykoff is sick of the stereotype that women are only into sports for the players good looks, and blogs fiercely about it.