NHL Blog Beat – Tuesday, August 6, 2013.

Commentaries on the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes, the passing of former NHLer Shawn Burr, Mike Green’s even-strength assists, Alex Burmistrov’s ice time with the Jets and more.

FIVE FOR HOWLING: Brendan Porter rejoices over the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes by the NHL to IceArizona, ending four years of ownership uncertainty for the club and their fans.

PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski, however, wonders if this saga is truly over, noting the “out-clause” in the agreement which allows the new ownership to bail in five years if losses equal or exceed $50 million.

RIP Shawn Burr.

RIP Shawn Burr.

WINGING IT IN MOTOWN/THE MALIK REPORT (VIA KUKLA’S KORNER)/GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: remember the life and career of former NHL forward Shawn Burr, who recently passed away at age 47.

BACKHAND SHELF: Pro goalie Bobby Goepfert on the various degrees of pain the puck can inflict upon goaltenders.

THE HOCKEY GUYS: Ryan Kiray wonders if the San Jose Sharks window for winning the Stanley Cup is closing.

JAPERS’ RINK: Where did all of Mike Green’s even-strength assists go?

JETS NATION: Kevin McCartney believes Alexander Burmistrov was probably right when he claimed he lost ice time to a struggling Olli Jokinen.

DOBBER HOCKEY: Rick Roos with tips on generating interest in your fantasy hockey league.