NHL Lockout (Day 92) Blog Beat – December 16, 2012.

Ongoing analysis of the latest developments in the NHL lockout from around the hockey blogosphere.

Could NHL lockout be settled in court?

Could NHL lockout be settled in court?

DEFENDING BIG D: Brad Gardner examines the potential consequences of the NHL’s lawsuit against the NHLPA regarding the latter’s potential intent to file a disclaimer of interest.

THE CULT OF HOCKEY: Jonathan Willis notes the NHL’s lawsuit is similar to that which the NBA filed against its players last year, but contains some notable differences.

MC79HOCKEY: Tyler Dellow explores some of the notable points in the NHL’s civil lawsuit filing against the NHLPA.

THE PRODUCTION LINE: The NHL lockout claims another blogger.

THE DARK BLUE JACKET: Looking at a potential bright side if the NHL’s lawsuit fails to prevent disclaimer of interest: over 720 unrestricted free agents.