NHL Lockout Blog Beat – Day 81 – December 5, 2012.

Analysis of the latest development in the NHL CBA talks, how America’s stadiums (including NHL arenas) have piled up on the backs of taxpayers, recounting the Washington Capitals “District Debut” and the joy of team travel.

 

NHL owners & players continue working toward a CBA resolution.

PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski on the latest developments in NHL CBA negotiations.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Mike Colligan with “the owners playbook” for ending the lockout

PENSION PLAN PUPPETS: Why NHL cities may be actually doing better during the lockout.

DEADSPIN: Reuben Fischer-Baum with an animated infographic showing how much publicly funded pro sports arenas are costing North American taxpayers.

SILVER SEVEN: “Amelia L” explains why she’ll return to the Senators and the NHL when the lockout is over.

DUMP ‘N CHASE: Mike Vogel looks back on the Washington Capitals “District Debut”.

BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne on the joy of team travel.