Check out the latest from this weekend’s collection of hockey blogging goodness, including analysis of P.K. Subban, Ondrej Pavelec, Sidney Crosby, Steve Mason’s new contract and more.
BLEACHER REPORT: Former NHL.com and Backhand Shelf columnist Dave Lozo examines why Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban is such a lightning rod for criticism.
PUCK DRUNK LOVE: Steve Lepore believes hockey must overcome hockey fans to gain mainstream acceptance, like the disparaging comments toward players like Subban for their goal-scoring celebrations.
BROAD STREET HOCKEY: A few thoughts on the new contract of Flyers goalie Steve Mason.
ARCTIC ICE HOCKEY: Why Ondrej Pavelec isn’t a good starting goaltender.
UNDISCLOSED INJURY: Analysis of David Clarkson’s recent elbow injury.
INSIDE HOCKEY: Ed Cmar on how the Blue Jackets have been succeeding without a team captain.
MC79HOCKEY: Tyler Dellow on how the NHL can be a brutal league for ageing fourth liners like new Oiler Matt Hendricks.
LIGHTHO– USE HOCKEY: A look at how “retained salary” works in trades under the current CBA.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Bill Schoeninger on how hockey stats are changing.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier on Sidney Crosby being named captain of Team Canada.