NHL Blog Beat – February 6, 2013.

How to fix broken hockey faces, analysis on the Coyotes, Capitals, Islanders, Linus Omark, and more.

Todd Fedoruk's x-ray shows surgery required to repair his injured face.

Todd Fedoruk’s x-ray shows surgery required to repair his injured face.

BACKHAND SHELF: Jo Innes examines the wonderful world of facial reconstruction for hockey players.

GRANTLAND: Katie Baker with her take on the seemingly never-ending Phoenix Coyotes ownership saga.

SB NATION: Ted Starkey ponders possible solutions for the struggling Washington Capitals.

THE COPPER AND BLUE: Derek Zona on how the Edmonton Oilers wasted Linus Omark.

ANAHEIM CALLING: Should the Ducks inquire about Devon Setoguchi? The Wild might be happy if someone took him off their hands.

DOBBER HOCKEY: Steve Laidlaw compares David Backes and David Clarkson.

LIGHTHOUSE HOCKEY: Maybe the Islanders should fit Lubomir Visnovsky with an ankle monitor.