NHL Blog Beat Post-Lockout Edition – January 6, 2013.

Early reaction and analysis to the end of the NHL lockout from around the hockey blogosphere.

Can the LA Kings repeat as Stanley Cup champions in a shortened season?

Can the LA Kings repeat as Stanley Cup champions in a shortened season?

CBS SPORTS EYE ON HOCKEY: Adam Gretz lists 50 things to know, watch for, and ask during the shortened 2012-13 season.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: James Neveau examines which Central Division clubs could thrive in this shortened season.

SILVER SEVEN: Mark Parisi feels a sense of foreboding over this new CBA, fearing it could lead to another lockout in ten years time.

THE COMMITTED INDIAN: The one factor behind the NHL lockout: greed.

MAPLE LEAFS HOT STOVE: Jon Steitzer looks at how the new CBA could affect the Toronto Maple Leafs.

HABS EYES ON THE PRIZE: Andrew Berkshire on the questions facing the Montreal Canadiens under a new CBA.

ON THE FORECHECK: Dirk Hoag on how the new CBA impacts the Nashville Predators.

THE STRANGEST ONE OF ALL: Scotty Wazz wonders the fan reaction will be to the end of the lockout.

KUKLA’S KORNER/THE PUCK STOPS HERE: A withering critique of the NHL CBA.