Ongoing analysis of the NHL lockout by some of hockey’s top bloggers.
BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne believes the NHL considers its fans to be “stupid”, and wonders how many will return when this lockout finally ends.
OILERSNATION.COM: Robin Brownlee, however, believes the fans will be back. So do I.
FIVE MINUTES FOR FIGHTING: Why a year-long lockout could help the Toronto Maple Leafs. Beyond the obvious jokes about their current unbeaten streak, of course.
MC79HOCKEY.COM: Tyler Dellow doesn’t find much data to support the theory defensemen may not be truly ready for the NHL until they’re 23.
NATIONAL POST: Down Goes Brown hockey satirist Sean McIndoe imagines a call for take-out pizza during the NHL CBA negotiations. Suffice it to say, like the CBA talks, it doesn’t go well.