Trade candidates, analysis of Sidney Crosby’s play, why Pekka Rinne should win the Vezina and much more in today’s collection of hockey-blogging goodness.
DOBBER HOCKEY: Tom Collins lists his top-ten trade candidates.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Joshua Weissbock on how Sidney Crosby’s age is affecting his performance.
LIGHTHO– USE HOCKEY: Michael Willhoft believes the New York Islanders are Stanley Cup contenders and should be treated as such.
PENSION PLAN PUPPETS: Why Morgan Rielly’s “play like a girl” comment will always be a big deal.
THE FACEOFF CIRCLE: Why the Toronto Maple Leafs might not be as far off as described.
PUCKOLOGY: Clare Austin believes Pekka Rinne will win the Vezina Trophy this season.
RAW CHARGE: Kyle Alexander on why Tyler Johnson not being a fan of analytics is a good thing.
METROALLSPORTS: Ed Cmar has your Columbus Blue Jackets trade primer.
ST. LOUIS GAME TIME: Predicting next season’s NHL salary cap.
GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe reviews the LA Kings -San Jose Sharks outdoor game.
FOHS FARM REPORT: Scotty Wazz wonders if the AHL will coddle its new California teams.
GROSS MISCONDUCT HOCKEY: Inspired by a recent address by Hall of Famer Igor Larionov, Joe Yerdon also laments the decline of creativity in the NHL.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier catches up with former San Jose Shark and 2006 Richard Trophy winner Jonathan Cheechoo.