NHL Lockout Blog Beat – November 7, 2012.

As NHL CBA talks continue in New York, check out the latest notable posts from around the NHL blogosphere.

CBS SPORTS EYE ON HOCKEY: Eric Macramalla doesn’t buy into the theory the NHL season is on the brink if progress toward a new CBA isn’t reached this week.

BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne dispels the myth the NHL faced pressure from its sponsors to start the season on time. Ryan Lambert, meanwhile, pours cold water on some of the wacky recent trade rumors regarding the Edmonton Oilers.

The NHL’s most iconic photograph.

PUCK DADDY: Harrison Mooney can’t believe Sports Illustrated ranked a picture of Wayne Gretzky scoring his 802nd career goal over Bobby Orr’s iconic “in flight” picture.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier reminds us the Hockey Hall of Fame Weekend is coming up.

NHL NUMBERS: Ben Wendorf examines NHL players who hog the puck, and those who should.