Jeremy Jacobs, competitive fire, the NCAA “Border Battle”, criticism of Forbes’ evaluations of NHL franchises, mediation, escrow, and much more in today’s NHL Blog Beat.
PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski’s take on the apparent bullying tactics of Boston Bruins owner and NHL BoG chairman Jeremy Jacobs.
SBNATION: Travis Hughes on the recent reports of some dissension among the ranks of the NHL owners.
BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne on when the competitive fire finally burns out for pro hockey players.
GRANTLAND.COM: Katie Baker on the NCAA “Border Battle” between Minnesota and Wisconsin.
CBSSPORTS EYE ON HOCKEY: Eric Macramalla on when mediation does and doesn’t work.
MC79HOCKEY.COM: Tyler Dellow finds some significant errors in how Forbes’ calculates profit and revenue numbers for NHL teams in its annual “Business of Hockey” report.
DRIVING PLAY: “Why Escrow Sucks for Owners, Too”.
EYES ON THE PRIZE: Andrew Berkshire hopes the NHL will bring a franchise back to Quebec City so the “Battle of Quebec” can be reborn with Montreal.
THE LEAFS NATION: Cam Charron lists the things about the Maple Leafs we’d know by now if not for that meddling lockout.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier with an interesting picture of Hall of Fame goalie Glenn Hall.