Reviewing the Seguin-Eriksson trade, how to sell hockey to women, what happened to the Senators, David Clarkson and other disappointing hometown heroes and more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness.
BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne on why it’s a bad idea to give Ted Nolan a three-year contract and why we should stop glorifying players who rack up big penalty minutes, while Scott Lewis reviews the Tyler Seguin-Loui Eriksson trade nearly a a year later.
HABS EYES ON THE PRIZE: How to sell hockey to women: stop trying to sell hockey to women. See, women don’t need to be “sold” on the game. Like male fans, they’re fans of the game itself. Veronica Canete offers up a defense of Canadiens coach Michel Therrien.
PUCK DADDY: Harrison Mooney asks, “What happened to the Ottawa Senators?”
SB NATION: “Eric T.” examines which type of NHL forward ages most gracefully, while Michael Katz spotlights the work of Getty Images photographer Bruce Bennett’s recent work shooting NHL games with an infrared camera.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Andrew Forbes looks at David Clarkson and other disappointing NHL hometown heroes.
EYE ON ISLES: Andy Graziano writes the blood runs blue and orange through the ageing veins of the Nassau Coliseum.
SILVER SEVEN SENS: Analysis of what your season ticket holder dollars gets you around the league.