Among today’s collection of notable NHL blog posts: Wondering if the NHL will use another lottery to determine the 2013 entry draft, the status of some notable Red Wings abroad, getting to know hockey in the Swiss league, reviewing Game 7 of the 1972 Summit Series, and how to make Sidney Crosby fly in “NHL ’13”.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: In the event this season is lost to a lockout, Mark Ritter wonders if the NHL will use the lottery system to determined the standings for the 2013 entry draft, akin to the one used in 2005. I don’t see any reason why they wouldn’t.
PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski interviews former NHL star Keith Primeau, who talks about concussions as well as the current lockout.
WINGING IT IN MOTOWN: A look at Pavel Datsyuk, Valtteri Filppula and Jakub Kindl as they toil overseas during the lockout.
HOCKEY PROSPECTUS: This summer’s NHL best consensus free agent signings.
SBNATION: Dominik Jansky looks at hockey in the Swiss league,where a number of locked out NHL’ers have flocked.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier looks back at Game Seven of the 1972 Summit Series.
PUCK DADDY: How to make Sidney Crosby (or any other player) fly in “NHL ’13”. Seriously.