NHL Blog Beat – August 3, 2012.

More CBA posts, a commentary on the new Canadiens management, a bias survey proves we hockey fans are all homers, weighing into the Jordan Eberle stats analysis debate, and the 1983 NY Islanders model some underwear.

 

Fehr has the PA on a different course in current CBA talks.

OFFSIDE: A SPORTS LAW BLOG: Eric Macramalla explains how Donald Fehr has already succeeded as NHLPA director.

ARCTIC ICE HOCKEY:  “Negotiaitng 101: Introduction to Trading,  CBA-Style.”

BACKHAND SHELF: Ellen Etchingham on optimism, choice, and the New Montreal Canadiens.

PENSION PLAN PUPPETS: Stan Fischler becomes the first media member to openly support the league in CBA negotiations. Which shouldn’t surprise anyone, considering he was among their head cheerleaders last time around.

BROAD STREET HOCKEY: Geoff Detweiler has scientific proof hockey fans are homers. Who woulda thunk it?

MC79HOCKEY.COM: Tyler Dellow weighs into the latest debate over Jordan Eberle’s statistics from last season.

PUCKS,GUTS AND GLORY: NHL History Girl Jen presents several members of the 1983 NY Islanders modeling underwear for Penthouse magazine. A quote from George Takei seems appropriate.