Ongoing NHL lockout coverage, a look at which players the Maple Leafs, Rangers, Canadiens and Sabres could buy out, Wren Blair has passed away , and more.
BACKHAND SHELF: Ellen Etchingham explains why sports nationalism is good nationalism.
OFFSIDE: A SPORTS LAW BLOG: Jacob Zelmanovitz explains the NHLPA’s recent response to the NHL’s civil suit against them.
THE CULT OF HOCKEY: Jonathan Willis isn’t taking seriously the supposed threat the NHL could cancel the season on January 10th if no CBA is in place by then.
LIGHTHOUSE HOCKEY: Chris McNally examines what could take place during a shortened NHL season.
THE LEAFS NATION: Cam Charron on the possible amnesty buyout options for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
BLUE SEAT BLOGS: Predicting the two amnesty buyout players for the New York Rangers. (Spoiler alert: one of them is Wade Redden).
DIE BY THE BLADE: Andy Boron wonders if the Sabres should use both buyouts.
LIONS IN WINTER: The advantages of buying out Scott Gomez, as well as the advantages of retaining him.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Wren Blair, the first coach of the Minnesota North Stars, passed away.