NHL Blog Beat – September 14, 2013.

Check out the collection of notable posts from around the hockey blogosphere.

PUCK DADDY: Ryan Lambert believes TSN’s Darren Dreger has gotten too close to the Maple Leafs because of his cousin, Leafs GM Dave Nonis.

GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe with a quiz to test your NHL off-season knowledge.

How well will Thomas Vanek perform on his own?

How well will Thomas Vanek perform on his own?

DIE BY THE BLADE: Zachary Zielonka with five questions for the Buffalo Sabres heading into training camp.

DOBBER HOCKEY: Tom Collins wonders how well Thomas Vanek will perform this season without former linemate Jason Pominville.

NUCKS MISCONDUCT: Who will back up Roberto Luongo this season?

RAW CHARGE: Examining goaltender development by draft round.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: On the Anaheim Ducks 20th anniversary, Joe Pelletier recalls the career of former Ducks goalie Guy Hebert.