Check out this weekend’s collection of notable posts from the NHL blogosphere.

PUCK DADDY: Ryan Lambert recently marveled at the recent twists and turns of the NHL lockout. This was posted late Friday, prior to Saturday’s announcement the two sides would meet again on Monday after it appeared a two-week break in negotiations might take place.

GRANTLAND.COM: Bill Simmons doesn’t have a high opinion of NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. Line forms on the left, Bill…

DEFENDING BIG D: Erin Bolen expounds upon the recent work by Jonathan Willis of The Cult of Hockey regarding the business structure and profitability of the group which owns the Florida Panthers.

BARRY MELROSE ROCKS: Ryan Henning expresses a feeling most NHL fans have about now.

Could Pronger’s induction into HHOF be delayed?

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Jeff Ponder explains why Chris Pronger’s lengthy contract could push his eventual enshrinement into the Hockey Hall of Fame to 2020.

ALLHABS.NET: A short story by S.L. Dixon entitled “1993”.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier highlights the wit of former NHL star Dennis Hull, brother of the Golden Jet.