NHL Blog Beat – December 5, 2013.

A roundtable debate on sexism and blogging in the hockey media, reaction to the Lundqvist contract, the Maple Leafs woes, a brief history of NHL coaches behaving badly and much more.

 

PUCK DADDY: Jen Neale hosted a roundtable debate involving several notable female hockey bloggers on sexism and blogging in the hockey media. Harrison Mooney lists the top ten hockey bloopers of 2013.

VINTAGE LEAF MEMORIES: Michael Langlois wonders where the Toronto Maple Leafs turn to snap out of their recent funk.

Henrik Lundqvist no longer has to sweat over his future in New York.

Henrik Lundqvist no longer has to sweat over his future in New York.

BACKHAND SHELF: Ryan Lambert examines which clubs he believes will overtake the slumping Leafs in the standings, while Justin Bourne offers up his take on Henrik Lundqvist’s new contract.

PUCK DRUNK LOVE: Steve Lepore also weighs in on the Lundqvist deal.

BLUE SEAT BLOGS: The risks and benefits of the Lundqvist deal.

GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe presents a brief history of NHL coaches behaving badly.

MC79HOCKEY: Tyler Dellow remains puzzled over the possibility Norris Trophy winner P.K. Subban might be left off Team Canada because of his defensive play.

DIE BY THE BLADE: Andy Boron asks, “Should the Sabres keep Ryan Miller?” A better question would be, “Can they?”

SB NATION: Close-rang shots and predicting future outcomes.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier on Gino Odjick’s struggles with post-concussion symptoms, as well as the role of fans in hockey concussion.