NHL Blog Beat – August 5, 2014

Reaction to the Subban and Bishop signings, top-10 available NHL UFAS, the Jets building on his history of dysfunction and more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness. 

HOCKEY BUZZ: Eric Engels offers up his take on the Canadiens re-signing P.K. Subban to a lucrative long-term contract.

RAW CHARGE: John Fontana’s take on the Tampa Bay Lightning re-signing goaltender Ben Bishop to a two-year extension.

Are the Lightning Cup contenders this year?

Are the Lightning Cup contenders this year?

SB NATION: Evan Sporer believes the Lightning have the talent for a Stanley Cup run.

THE SCORE: Justin Bourne with three funny stories from NHL salary arbitration.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Shane Sander lists the top ten remaining NHL UFAs, while Larry Fisher has compiled a massive list of former NHLers playing overseas.

PUCK DADDY: Ryan Lambert on the Winnipeg Jets building on their history of dysfunction.

ON THE FORECHECK: Dan Bradley presents the latest in his series on “The Hater’s Guide to the 2014 NHL Off-season”.

THE COLOR OF HOCKEY: Williams Douglas notes Jamaica hopes to build a 2018 Winter Olympics hockey team.

WRAPAROUND CURL: Reaction to a recent Hockey News column about how the NHL can do a better job of welcoming women.

THE SPORTING NEWS: Travis Yost looks at which NHL players drive possession more each year.

DOBBER HOCKEY: Top 10 bounce-back candidates.