NHL Lockout (Day 94) Blog Beat – December 18, 2012.

Ongoing analysis of the NHL lockout, the ten memorable hockey images of 2012, the most memorable moment of Bill MacCreary Jr’s brief NHL career, and more.

 

Find out where this NHL image ranks among the top 10 in 2012.

Find out where this NHL image ranks among the top 10 in 2012.

PUCK DADDY: The ten most memorable hockey images of 2012. Screw the NHL for not giving us more since last season.

BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne examines the validity of the cliche, “Hard work beats talent if talent doesn’t work hard.”

CBS SPORTS EYE ON HOCKEY: How bad is the perception of the NHL? Try BP oil spill bad. Yikes!

GRANTLAND.COM: Katie Baker offers advice to NHL fans frustrated by the ongoing lockout.

THE STRANGEST ONE OF ALL: Scotty Wazz explores the consequences of NHL contraction.

ARCTIC ICE HOCKEY: NHL owners made their fortunes thanks to capitalism, but they sure as hell don’t want to allow it in the NHL.

WINGING IT IN MOTOWN: “J.J. from Kansas” voices frustration over the latest turn in the CBA standoff.

HOCKEY PROSPECTUS: Ryan Wagman observes the NHL lockout isn’t help AHL attendance as anticipated.

DOWN GOES BROWN: A satirical scouting report of  the 2013 WJCs.

BATTLE OF CALIFORNIA: A proposal to end the NHL lockout: have the key people involved play “Arkham Horror”.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: The highlight of the short NHL career of Bill MacCreary Jr. – leveling Wayne Gretzky.