NHL Blog Beat – December 13, 2013.

Reaction to the Flames firing Jay Feaster as GM, 10 players whose Sochi Olympics stock has plummeted, recalling the career of Peter Bondra and much more.

Craig Anderson's chances of playing in the Sochi Olympics are fading.

Craig Anderson’s chances of playing in the Sochi Olympics are fading.

PUCK DADDY: Dobber has this week’s fantasy hockey studs and duds, while Greg Wyshynski lists 10 players whose Sochi Olympics stock has fallen, plus five things we learned from Brian Burke’s presser announcing the firing of Jay Feaster as GM.

BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne weighs in on the Feaster firing, believing the timing was right for that move.

SB NATION: Andrew Berkshire considers Feaster tenure as Flames GM an abject failure. Adam Gretz, meanwhile, examines the randomness of goalies.

GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe opens his weekly NHL grab bag and discovers some holiday cheer from the Canucks, and unveils five surefire gifts to hockey fans which only end in disappointment. Over at his blog DOWN GOES BROWN, McIndoe offers up satirical analysis of which players could emerge as the stars of this season’s HBO 24-7.

ARCTIC ICE HOCKEY: Do the Winnipeg Jets have a third line problem.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Brady Smith on what’s missing this season from the New York Islanders.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier looks back on the career of Capitals great Peter Bondra.