Continuing analysis of the NHL lockout, including the potential impact upon the league’s fan base, PK Subban does the weather, lockout-inspired Halloween costumes, and rating the best free agent values of the previous CBA.

Will the fans return following the NHL lockout?

PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski wonders if NHL fans could cancel their season tickets even if a season-saving CBA is implemented, while Harrison Mooney highlights P.K. Subban’s foray as a weatherman for CTV Montreal, as well as some lockout-inspired Halloween costumes.

NBC SPORTS PRO HOCKEY TALK: Jason Brough suggests the possibility of two lost NHL seasons within ten years, the weakened economy and the lack of increased entertainment value could hurt the league’s fan base when the lockout finally ends.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier also weighs on in the potential damage the league risks to its fan base with this lockout.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Michael Rappaport on how the lockout has changed his perspective on hockey and the NHL.

THE PEERLESS PROGNOSTICATOR: examines the factors driving NHL “hardline” owners, like Washington’s Ted Leonsis.

NHL NUMBERS: Brent Morris looks at the best free agent values between 2005 and 2012.