NHL Blog Beat – January 31, 2013.

Ten commandments of NHL shootouts, How Seattle might fare as a hockey town, the Senators looming Jason Spezza problem, and more.

Vladimir Tarasenko is among the NHL's top rookies.

Vladimir Tarasenko is among the top rookies.

BACKHAND SHELF: Daniel Wagner examines the early states of rookies Vladimir Tarasenko and Cory Conacher.

GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe presents, “The Ten Commandments of NHL Shootouts”.

CBS SPORTS EYE ON HOCKEY: Brian Stubits examines how Seattle might fare as an NHL city.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: K. Ross Read doesn’t believe P.K. Subban is dressing room poison.

SILVER SEVEN: Mark Parisi examines the Ottawa Senators looming Jason Spezza problem.

PENSION PLAN PUPPETS: Toronto has become a toxic sports market.