NHL Blog Beat – January 7, 2014

Winners and losers of HBO’s coverage of this year’s Winter Classic, 10 best NHL backup goalies, analysis of the Flyers penalty kill, Olympic hockey history links and more.

PUCK DRUNK LOVE: The winners and losers of HBO’s Detroit-Toronto 24/7.

VINTAGE LEAFS MEMORIES: Michael Langlois takes an unemotional look at this year’s Maple Leafs.

Could Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin shake up his roster?

Could Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin shake up his roster?

ALLHABS.NET: It could be decision time for Canadiens GM Marc Begervin.

BROAD STREET HOCKEY: Charlie O’Connor examines the Flyers penalty kill this season.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Tannor Torrao believes Penguins GM Ray Shero can now focus on a replacement for Pascal Dupuis.

THOUGHTS FROM THE MAN CAVE: Jeremy Lambert offers analysis of the Avalanche at mid-season.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier with numerous links to Olympic hockey history.

DOBBER HOCKEY: Dave Romaine lists the 10 best NHL backup goalies.

MATCHSTICKS AND GASOLINE: Changes are coming for this Calgary Flames blog.