Analysis of Steven Stamkos’ value to the Lightning, training camp questions, remembering Simon Gagne’s NHL career and much more in your NHL blog beat.

Simon Gagne recently announced his NHL retirement.

Simon Gagne recently announced his NHL retirement.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier looks back on the NHL careers of Simon Gagne, Ryane Clowe and Rich Peverley, who’ve either retired or been forced from the game by injury or ailment.

PUCK DADDY: Ryan Lambert wonders if we have a skewed perception of Steven Stamkos’ value to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe answers your NHL training-camp questions.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Devin Slawson lists the NHL’s five most underrated forwards and three most underrated defensemen.

SILVER SEVEN SENS: Trevor Shackles explains why making the playoffs simply isn’t good enough this season for the Ottawa Senators.

STANLEY CUP OF CHOWDER: So, just how bad will the Boston Bruins be this season?

ALL ABOUT THE JERSEY: Formerly known as “In Lou We Trust” wants to know who’s up for attending a hockey analytics conference in Rochester, NY?

JENLC13: Competitive advantage: putting 2 and 2 together.