Ads on NHL jerseys, Mark Giordano’s new contract and re-signing Steven Stamkos are among the topics in today’s collection of hockey-blogging goodness.
MATCHSTICKS & GASOLINE: Reaction to the Calgary Flames re-signing team captain Mark Giordano.
ANAHEIM CALLING: While Mark Giordano’s contract gets praised, Ryan Kesler’s deal with the Ducks got slammed.
RANT SPORTS: Nick Villano believes Minnesota’s Zach Parise, not Chicago’s Patrick Kane, should be the face of American hockey.
IN LOU WE TRUST: John Fischer examines how NHL expansion to Quebec City and Las Vegas could affect the New Jersey Devils.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Bill Schoeninger lists 16 active NHL players destined to reach the Hockey Hall of Fame.
CANES COUNTRY: Examining the trade options for the Carolina Hurricanes if they fail to re-sign Eric Staal.
VINTAGE LEAFS MEMORIES: Michael Langlois has reason to hope as the Toronto Maple Leafs enter the 2015-16 season.
SILVER SEVEN SENS: The inferiority complex of being an Ottawa Senators fan.
DEFENDING BIG D: Wes Lawrence examines the three major training-camp storylines facing the Dallas Stars.
TWO BEARDED LADIES: The NHL and marketing to the LGBT community.
HABS EYES ON THE PRIZE: On a non-NHL note, here’s a listing of the 2015 CWHL player entry draft results.