Check out the latest reaction and opinion of the NHL lockout from bloggers around the league.

BACKHAND SHELF: Daniel Wagner has “the 10 most absurd sentences from NHL teams’ messages to their fans regarding the lockout”, while Justin Bourne notes fourteen players are about to go through their lockout hat trick, while the lockout is getting the Taiwanese animation treatment.

Rick Nash playing for Davos during 2004-05.

BLUE SHIRT BANTER: Joe Fortunato explains why it was a good idea for Rick Nash to play in Switzerland during the lockout.

ANAHEIM CALLING: Jen Neale explains why an angry Teemu Selanne is a sign things aren’t going well with the CBA negotiations.

 DAY OF Y’ORR: A look at what teams around the league are offering their season ticket holders during the lockout.

THE ACTIVE STICK: A nice summary of the PR tactics employed thus far by the NHL and NHLPA.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Alison Myers believes the AHL can only benefit from the infusion of NHL talent during the lockout.

 AWFUL ANNOUNCING: Matt Yoder with 9 ideas (because he couldn’t reach 10) for NBC to replace NHL hockey during the lockout.

DOWN GOES BROWN: The “How well do you really know the CBA negotiations?” quiz.

PUCK DADDY: Sean Leahy presents Puck Daddy’s “Unofficial 2012-13 NHL Lockout Drinking Game”.