NHL Blog Beat – Tuesday, April 2, 2013.

Commentaries on the NHL trade deadline, the Blue Jackets chances of making the playoffs, P.K. Subban as a Norris Trophy contender, and more.

Mike Ribeiro is among the notable players worth watching at the trade deadline.

Mike Ribeiro is among the notable players worth watching at the trade deadline.

PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski list the ten most fascinating people of the 2013 NHL trade deadline. Enjoy this list while it’s still reasonably current!

GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe examines a few blockbuster NHL trades which didn’t pan out as expected.

RAW CHARGE: John Fontana with his take on the Lightning’s decision to bring back Adam Hall when they shipped Marc-Andre Bergeron to Carolina

HOCKEYBUZZ: Eric Engels on why Carey Price believes the Montreal Canadiens have the energy for a deep playoff run this season.

ARCTIC ICE HOCKEY: Daniel Lipson lists several potential castoffs from other clubs who could be value for the Winnipeg Jets.

MC79HOCKEY.COM:  With the Oilers having re-signed Ladislav Smid, Tyler Dellow wonders what other moves they have in store.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Fred Poulin makes the case for P.K. Subban as a serious contender for the Norris trophy this season.

McSORLEY’S STICK: Casting doubt upon the Columbus Blue Jackets’ chances of making the playoffs.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier looks at the ten best NHL players never to play for a Stanley Cup champion.