A look at who’s left in the NHL UFA pool, late-bloomer Francois Beauchemin, the NHL’s Olympic “trade freeze” period, and more.
GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe characterizes the players still remaining in this summer’s NHL UFA pool.
ARCTIC ICE HOCKEY: Making the case for Jets Andrew Ladd, Bryan Little and Blake Wheeler as a bonafide top line.
OILERS NATION: Jason Gregor examines the lack of quality center options available to the Oilers for the upcoming season.
SB NATION: Matt Brigidi reports the NHL has announced the Olympic “trade freeze” period will run from February 7 to 23 2014. I anticipate the NHL Trade deadline will be just over a week later (first full week in March), as that’s when it was held following the last two Olympics.
IN LOU WE TRUST: John Fischer asks Devils fans which Devil disappointed them the most last season.
BROAD STREET HOCKEY: Why all shot attempts aren’t created equal.
DEADSPIN: The Philadelphia Flyers set a bogus record for the most people to watch paint dry.
ITUNES: Check out Michael Langlois’ new e-book, “The Maple Leafs of my Youth”.