NHL Blog Beat – May 14, 2012.

The book on Lundqvist, what we learned about the Capitals, derailing the Predators, how the Wild can sweeten the pot to land Zach Parise, Absurd Goalie Monday and more.   BACKHAND SHELF: Cam Charron offers up “the book” on how to beat Rangers goalie...

NHL Canadian Corner – May 13, 2012.

More speculation on Daniel Alfredsson’s future, a look at the Canucks salary cap numbers, Oilers president Kevin Lowe singles out a top prospect for praise, and a glimmer of hope for Quebec City’s hopes for an NHL team. OTTAWA SUN: Senators captain Daniel...

What best determines an NHL market?

Is market size or passion for hockey the best means to determine locations for NHL teams? Both? Or neither? Read on for my take. A recent report in “The Business Journals” listed possible markets for new NHL franchises, using the following methodology: We used team...