Analysis of Canada’s NHL teams, Mike Keenan’s Russian adventure, Don Cherry rages against NCAA players and much more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness.
BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne on the two types of “players-only” meetings and their effectiveness.
MC79HOCKEY: Tyler Dellow offers up a brief defense of Dion Phaneuf.
SB NATION: Travis Hughes on Don Cherry’s “old man yells at cloud” hate-on for NCAA players getting signed by NHL teams.
DIRTY DANGLE: Comparing David Clarkson’s contract to other bad NHL contracts. Yep, Clarkson’s is still the worst.
MATCHSTICKS & GASOLINE: Looking back on the Jarome Iginla trade one year later.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Prashanth Iyer analyzes Gustav Nyquist’s recent scoring spree.