NHL Lockout Blog Beat – October 27, 2012.

Check out all the most notable posts of the past day from around the NHL blogosphere.

The last NHL team in Brooklyn didn’t fare too well.

BACKHAND SHELF: Ellen Etchingham on the history of the last NHL team to play in Brooklyn, the New York Americans; Jake Goldsbie on how social media is making the NHL lockout worse, and Justin Bourne on the psychology of choosing your fourth line forwards.

PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski on Ryan Suter slamming his employer for using a loophole in the CBA to sign players to expensive, front-loaded contracts, just like the one Suter signed with his employer this summer.

WINGING IT IN MOTOWN: “J.J. from Kansas” has little time for those who believe both sides deserve even share of the blame for the current lockout.

 GRANTLAND.COM: Sean McIndoe (aka “Down Goes Brown”) with a handy flowchart for what sports hockey fans should follow during the lockout.