NHL Lockout Blog Beat – November 25, 2012.

Analysis of the possibility of NHLPA decertification, how to speak to Gary Bettman, “Operation Hat Trick”, and your fantasy hockey “geek of the week”.

FIVE MINUTES FOR FIGHTING: Everything you ever wanted to know about decertification.

Is the NHLPA’s decertification threat for real?

MC79HOCKEY.COM: Tyler Dellow wonders if the NHLPA’s threat of decertification is genuine, or merely a negotiation tactic.

CANUCKS CORNER: Tom Benjamin also weighs in on the NHLPA decertification threat.

BACKHAND SHELF: Chris Lund explains how this lockout isn’t owners versus players, but owners versus owners.

PUCK DADDY: Ryan Lambert on how to yell at NHL commissioner Gary Bettman; specifically, how to ask the tough questions most of the media seem unwilling to ask. Greg Wyshynski, meanwhile, attended last night’s “Operation Hat Trick” charity game in Atlantic City.

DOBBER HOCKEY: Terry Campkin with his fantasy hockey “geek of the week”. This week, it’s Olli Jokinen.