NHL Blog Beat – June 5, 2012.

The NHL’s failure to care for damaged players, Drew Doughty and the Kings lead in the Cup Final, reaction to the Canadiens hiring Michel Therrien as head coach, and more. BACKHAND SHELF: Ellen Etchingham with a thought-provoking piece highlighting how the...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – June 4, 2012.

The latest on the Kings and Devils, Tim Thomas confirms he’ll sit out a season, questioning the medical treatment received by the late Derek Boogaard, and a complaint the NHL playoff system rewards mediocrity. LOS ANGELES TIMES: The Kings are only two wins away...

NHL Blog Beat – May 13, 2012.

Post-mortems on the Capitals, Conference Final predictions, what the Maple Leafs can learn from the playoffs,  five defensemen they should be watching, and more. THE STRANGEST ONE OF ALL/THE HOCKEY WRITERS/RUSSIAN MACHINE NEVER BREAKS/PUCKHEAD’S THOUGHTS:...

Hockey Blog Beat – December 13, 2011.

Responses to two separate comments from a Montreal Gazette columnist, need vs want with Sidney Crosby, Yaroslavl Lokomotiv reborn, five crazy things from the NHL leaderboard, Kings GM should choose his next coach carefully, how a hockey blogger turned his hobby into...