NHL Blog Beat – Wednesday, April 11, 2013.

Check out today’s collection of notable posts from around the hockey blogosphere.

BACKHAND SHELF: Ellen Etchingham examines the role of emotion within hockey, as well as its application in game analysis.

Jonathan Huberdeau is a contender for the Calder Trophy this season.

Jonathan Huberdeau is a contender for the Calder Trophy this season.

DIRTY DANGLE: Races to watch over the final three weeks of the NHL regular season.

HOCKEY BROAD: Taking a look at the 2013 Calder Trophy candidates.

GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe has your guide to the final 18 days of the NHL schedule.

THE COPPER AND BLUE: Michael Parketti with “Ryan Whitney: A Graphical Exploration of Failure”.

PREDLINES: With the Nashville Predators season pretty much done, Jason Kirk looks ahead to next season.

DOBBER HOCKEY: Jeff Angus rates this season’s top ten fantasy hockey goaltenders.