NHL Blog Beat – September 17, 2013.

John Tavares poised for a breakout year, how pensions work under the new NHL CBA, 31 thoughts on the Maple Leafs, remembering the 1987 Canada Cup and 1979 Challenge Cup, the top eight Sharks commercials, and more. THE CHECKING LINE: Rob McGowan believes NY Islanders...

NHL Blog Beat – September 9, 2013.

Analysis of Derek Stepan’s contract talks, the KHL, 10 key players on the injury recovery trail, the greatest Canada Cup/World Cup of Hockey games, and more. PUCK DADDY: Ryan Lambert believes the NY Rangers deserve criticism for their handling of Derek...

NHL Blog Beat – September 13, 2012.

More CBA analysis, an opinion regarding the squabble over a new arena in Edmonton, NBC Sports Network’s broadcast plan in event of an NHL lockout, and “live blogging” Games Two of the 1987 Canada Cup Final. DEFENDING BIG D: Brandon Worley on...

NHL Blog Beat – September 12, 2012.

More CBA talk, speculation if a new arena in Seattle means an NHL franchise in that city, a reminder Andrei Kostitsyn is still unsigned,  “live-blogging” Game One of the 1987 Canada Cup, plus fun facts about the Canada Cup tournaments. CBS SPORTS EYE ON...

NHL Blog Beat – September 11, 2012.

Remembering how the NHL coped with the aftermath of 9-11, who gets paid during an NHL lockout, remembering when Kenora challenged for the Stanley Cup, recalling Canada Cup ’87, ranking the entertainment value of Ryane Clowe’s “tweets”, a...