The NHL week that was…The Alexander Radulov watch begins…A review of “The new NHL”…”The other Cody Hodgson”…Off-season intrigue…How “inside the glass” affected NHL coverage…”S**t Hockey Fans Don’t Say”…

GRANTLAND.COM: Katie Baker reviews the past week in the NHL, including a look at the use of advanced stats, the plight of the Wild goaltending, and much more.

Will the Predators "prodigal son" ever return?

SECTION 303: Jeremy K. Gover wonders if wayward Nashville Predators Alexander Radulov might return to the club in time for the post-season. Never say never, I suppose, but don’t discount the KHL’s ability to throw tons of money at him to keep him in Russia.

CANUCKS CORNER: Tom Benjamin reviews the notable rule changes implemented in the NHL under the current CBA, and doesn’t see much improvement in the product.

ARMCHAIR HOCKEY: Jason Chen suggests Cody Hodgson might not be the player of high character he’s been made out to be.

RED LIGHT DISTRICT HOCKEY BLOG:  Alexander Monaghan examines the potential intrigue to this upcoming NHL off-season, centered of course on the upcoming CBA talks.

PUCK THE MEDIA: Steve Lepore on NBC’s Sam Flood’s comments about how “inside the glass” improved NHL coverage.

BACKHAND SHELF: Rob Pizzo on “Shit Hockey fans don’t say”.