More analysis and commentaries on the NHL lockout, terms of the new Phoenix Coyotes arena deal revealed, and accusing Don Cherry of bias against the Maple Leafs.
NHLNUMBERS.COM: Kent Wilson examines “Parity, Profit and Competing Incentives” in the NHL.
DEADSPIN: Barry Petchesky voices what all NHL fans feel: The NHL Lockout Negotiations have been kind of a joke. A very bad, cruel, stupid joke.
BUFFALO WINS: Heather B believes it’s a bad idea for locked-out NHL players to take to Twitter to vent their frustrations.
ST. LOUIS GAME TIME: “hildymac” also questions the logic behind NHL players complaining about the lockout.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: I don’t fault players like Krys Barch, Paul Bissonnette and other taking to Twitter to voice their complaints. They need to realize, however, that while more fans are on their side this time compared to the last lockout, they’re not in the mood to listen to NHL players, including journeymen who’ll make more in their NHL careers than the average fan will make in a lifetime, bitching about the lockout.
FIVE FOR HOWLING: Jaime Eisner has some of the details for the new terms of the Phoenix Coyotes lease agreement.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Mark Ritter believes Don Cherry, in his recent rant over the handling of Nazem Kadri, is biased against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: The Maple Leafs number one cheerleader biased against the Leafs? No. Upset over how the club is managed and coached? Yep, no question.