Interesting highlights from the new CBA, does Scott Gomez have grounds for an NHLPA grievance, the most interesting players upon the waiver wire, Absurd Goalie Monday and more.
PUCK DADDY: Sean Leahy examined ten interesting highlights from the new NHL CBA (one of which is the elimination of re-entry waivers), plus listed ten “can’t-miss” dates on the upcoming NHL schedule, including “Hockey Day In Canada” (February 9) and “Hockey Day in America (February 17).
BACKHAND SHELF: Cam Charron explains why “ridiculously overpaid players are the new market inefficiency”.
CBS SPORTS EYE ON HOCKEY: Sports lawyer Eric Macramalla suggests the Montreal Canadiens might be risking an NHLPA grievance by sending Scott Gomez home for the rest of the season.
FEAR THE FIN: Examining the role chance will play for this season’s playoff bound clubs.
NHLNUMBERS.COM: Jonathan Willis looked at the ten most interesting players to hit the NHL waiver wire on Sunday.
INSIDE HOCKEY: Ed Cmar with his predictions for the Western Conference this season.
DOBBER HOCKEY: Jeff Angus unveils his “sleeper player” for this season.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Pat Quinn, Kirk McLean and Cliff Ronning look back on the last NHL lockout-shortened season, in 1994-95.
THE STRANGEST ONE OF ALL: Scott Wazz checks in with another edition of “Absurd Goalie Monday”. This week: former Rangers netminder Steve Baker.
Happy birthday to the Dallas Stars blog “DEFENDING BIG D“, celebrating its fifth anniversary.