NHL realignment, ways to boost NHL scoring, Don Cherry, the problems of the NY Rangers and Rick DiPietro are the topics in today’s NHL Blog Beat.
SB NATION: Brandon Worley believes the NHL’s new realignment plan is a win for just about everybody.
PENSION PLAN PUPPETS: Examining what the new NHL conferences will look like under the new realignment plan, and how the teams have fared historically.
GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe with 10 ways to boost NHL scoring.
BACKHAND SHELF: Jake Goldsbie offers up a critique of Hockey Night in Canada personality Don Cherry.
PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski recently hosted a roundtable of three NY Rangers bloggers to discuss the club’s problems this season.
LIGHTHOUSE HOCKEY: An explanation of Rick DiPietro’s chronic inflammation of the knees and how the condition has led to his decline.