NHL Blog Beat – Saturday, August 31, 2013.

More Fantasy Hockey commentaries, analysis of the Calgary Flames upcoming season, the good and bad of stadium series, and more.

PUCK DADDY: Ryan Lambert has low expectations for the 2013-14 Calgary Flames, while Dobber Hockey breaks down this season’s best fantasy hockey blueline studs and sleepers.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Chris Wassel lists three fantasy hockey stats which drive us nuts, while Andrew Dintino lists the good and bad of the NHL staging

Jiri Tlusty was a pleasant surprise for the Hurricanes last season.

Jiri Tlusty was a pleasant surprise for the Hurricanes last season.

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DOBBER HOCKEY: Tom Collins wonders if Hurricanes forward Jiri Tlusty’s breakout performance last season was for real.

KUKLA’S KORNER: The top five most expensive LA Kings home games for the upcoming season.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier looks back on the career of former NHLer Dean Talafous.