Too Many Men on the Site: A Look Around FanSided Hockey

We are already well into yet another month of a locked out NHL.

Owners and Players are getting closer but still not in agreement to put the game back on ice and revive some of these downtown areas that are being gut punched due to their fight over how to divide up their millions – not to mention the revenue in which they have already lost because of their bickering.

Rich Diaz over at Eyes on Isles broke down A November to Dismember: Storms, Shortages, and a Strike

April 17, 2012; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa (81) is looked after by the Blackhawks medical staff after getting injured against the Phoenix Coyotes during the first period in game three of the 2012 Western Conference quarterfinals at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: Rob Grabowski-US PRESSWIRE

Scott Drain over at Gone Puck Wild took a look how hits in the NHL could lead to brain damage and early death.

Speaking of head trauma …

Eric Lindros Back in Philly.

As we gear up for the World Juniors it brings that spark back to hockey fans where we can have something to rally around while the NHL and the NHLPA still figure out their differences.

The players in Worlds are the ones fans will be cheering on and telling their favorite team via Twitter that they need to draft this summer; but does being the Edmonton Oilers and winning the draft lottery every year mean they have the best valued pick?

Tony Notarianni took a look at 20 full drafts starting in 1985 and found which pick positions really hold the best overall draft value.

Where does your team usually rank?

Getting to know Dallas Stars Richard Matvicuk.

I’ll leave you with a holiday song…

Twas The Night Before Christmas – Shawn Thornton style.

Tags: Boston Bruins Dallas Stars Detroit Red Wings Minnesota Wild New York Islanders NHL Lockout Richard Matvicuk Shawn Thornton

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