NHL Blog Beat – February 9, 2012.

A look at the distribution of the NHL’s first round picks of the new millennium…The Senators’ season is in their hands…7 defensemen who could make an NHL trade deadline impact…The Devin Setoguchi conundrum…..the top five GMs under presssure at the trade deadline…the cost for the Flames to retain Olli Jokinen.

SILVER OAK: Ron Schwartz looks at the work of NHL general managers at the draft table over the past eleven years.

THE 6TH SENS: If the Senators don’t turn things around soon, they’re going to fall completely out of the playoff picture.

PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski looks at seven defensemen who could make an impact at the trade deadline. No, Ryan Suter isn’t one of them.

HOCKEY WILDERNESS: A look at the struggles of first year Wild forward Devin Setoguchi.

RED LIGHT DISTRICT HOCKEY BLOG: The five general managers under pressure at the trade deadline.

MATCHSTICKS AND GASOLINE: Scott Lepp looks at what it could cost the Flames to re-sign Olli Jokinen.