Check out today’s roundup of the latest notable commentary on the NHL lockout from around the hockey blogosphere.


Could fans boycott NHL upon its return from the lockout?

PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski on the futility of fan boycotts when the NHL eventually returns to action.

RAW CHARGE: John Fontana observes some NHL teams have either called back their staff or have put them on standby. A possible return to action soon?

SBNATION: Dominik Jansky draws comparisons between the NHL’s current silly lockout and the NBA’s silly lockout a year ago.

CANUCKS CORNER: Tom Benjamin suggests a lengthy CBA increases the likelihood of another lockout upon its completion, and disagrees that long contracts helps the NHLPA’s middle class.

 MC79HOCKEY.COM: Tyler Dellow takes a second look at the issue of long contracts.

THE CANNON: Matt Wagner suggests the NHL risks losing the attention of its die-hard fans because of this lockout.

BACKHAND SHELF: Daniel Wagner with five of the stupidest ways you can give the NHL your money this Christmas.

CBS SPORTS EYE ON HOCKEY: Adam Gretz reminds us it was 20 years ago today the NHL hired Gary Bettman as its commissioner. Celebrate with “boo montage”.

DOWN GOES BROWN: “Countdown to Drop Dead – A look ahead to a month of CBA talks”.