NHL Weekend Blog Beat – March 3, 2013.

A collection of this weekend’s notable post from around the NHL blogosphere.

GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe dips into his weekly grab bag for a tongue-in-cheek look at the past week’s interesting and off-beat NHL news.

PUCK DADDY: Greg Whyshnski on the role played by coach Michel Therrien in the Montreal Canadiens renaissance this season.

MILE HIGH HOCKEY: David Driscoll-Carignan looks at what could happen next for Ryan O’Reilly and the Colorado Avalanche.

Was the waiver rule regarding Ryan O'Reilly open to interpretation?

Was the waiver rule regarding Ryan O’Reilly open to interpretation?

OFFSIDE: A SPORTS LAW BLOG: Why the Calgary Flames believed the Ryan O’Reilly waiver issue was open to interpretation.

THOUGHTS FROM THE MAN CAVE: Jeremy Lambert offers up his take on the Ryan O’Reilly offer sheet situation.

RAW CHARGE: Patti McDonald on the NHL and NHLPA nearing an agreement on divisional realignment.

DEFENDING BIG D: Brandon Worley ponders Brenden Morrow’s future with the Dallas Stars.

THE HOCKEY GUYS: Dustin Leed on the Philadelphia Flyers quandary at forward.

DEADSPIN: Sean Newell on the messy divorce between the NY Islanders and Nassau County.