Why fighting in hockey should be eliminated, trying to understand why some clubs still struggle with the CBA, a handy breakdown of NHL preseason disciplinary actions, remembering the career of John Vanbiesbrouck, and much more.
BACKHAND SHELF: Dave Lozo believes fighting in hockey is prehistoric and needs to go. He’s right, but it’s going to take a long time to reach that goal.
CBS SPORTS EYE ON HOCKEY: Eric Macaramalla on the new helmet-removal rule and what it means now and going forward for the NHL.
PUCK DADDY: Ryan Lambert wonders why some NHL clubs, like the Toronto Maple Leafs, don’t understand their own CBA.
LIGHTHOUSE HOCKEY: Dan Saraceni has a handy breakdown of this preseason’s disciplinary actions.
WINGING IT IN MOTOWN: Insurance coverages are examined in the latest installment of “Getting to Know the CBA”.
MC79HOCKEY: Tyler Dellow asks, “Should Zack Kassian face criminal charges” for injuring Sam Gagner with his stick.
THE COPPER & BLUE: Scott Reynolds wonders about the cost for the Oilers to re-sign Justin Schultz.
RUSSIAN MACHINE NEVER BREAKS: Could Evgeni Kuznetsov miss another year in the NHL, this time by serving in the Red Army?
OCTOPUS THROWER: John Evans reminds us not to blame the referees when your favorite NHL teams loses.
DOBBER HOCKEY: Mike Schmidt with your fantasy hockey NHL preseason injury report.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier looks back on the NHL career of John (Beezer) Vanbiesbrouck.