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
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 …
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?
I’ll leave you with a holiday song…