NHL Blog Beat – September 17, 2013.

John Tavares poised for a breakout year, how pensions work under the new NHL CBA, 31 thoughts on the Maple Leafs, remembering the 1987 Canada Cup and 1979 Challenge Cup, the top eight Sharks commercials, and more.

Islanders captain John Tavares poised for a big season.

Islanders captain John Tavares poised for a big season.

THE CHECKING LINE: Rob McGowan believes NY Islanders captain John Tavares is poised for a breakout year.

EYE ON ISLES: Rich Dias-Rodrigues uses Keats to explain sports and the NY Islanders.

WINGING IT IN MOTOWN: Pensions are explained in the latest segment of “Getting to Know the NHL CBA”.

VINTAGE LEAF MEMORIES: Michael Langlois has 31 questions about the Maple Leafs entering this season.

PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski has the Florida Panthers explanation for their painfully low attendance to a recent preseason game.

DOBBER HOCKEY: Terry Campkin’s “Geek of the Week” is St. Louis Blues forward David Backes.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier remembers the 1987 Canada Cup and 1979 Challenge Cup series.

SUN BELT HOCKEY: Michelle Timian with the Top Eight Greatest Sharks commercials.

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  1. 1987 Canada Cup = The best hockey series I have ever seen.