Commentaries on Phil Kessel, Shea Weber, and Simon Gagne, plus analysis on the Coyotes ownership saga, possible changes in Buffalo and more.
GRANTLAND/DOWN GOES BROWN: It’s a double dose of Sean McIndoe, as he explores the latest goaltending controversies, then takes a light-hearted look at how Phil Kessel is dealing with his nine-game goalless drought.
HOCKEY ANALYSIS: Speaking of Kessel, David Johnson asks if he’s a complimentary (non-core) player.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Sheng Peng examines the myth some NHL greats saw a sharp statistical decline following the 1994-95 lockout.
FIVE FOR HOWLING: Could Portland Winterhawks owner Bill Gallacher become the new owner of the Phoenix Coyotes?
PREDLINES: Jason Kirk believes it’s only a matter of time until the sleeping giant that is Shea Weber awakens.
MAYOR’S MANOR: John Hoven reports on Simon Gagne dispelling concerns he battled cancer in the off-season.
THE BLUE AND GOLD BUZZ: Chris Schmidt believes change could be coming to the Sabres roster sooner rather than later.
DIRTY DANGLE: The stats of several NHL stars who played in Europe during the lockout remain among the best of their respective leagues this season.