We know at least one of the two players in this picture are going to the hall of fame. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images).
At the Joe
St. Nicholas Institute honors five who embody Christmas spirit year-round | Observer and Eccentric Newspapers and Hometown Weeklies | hometownlife.com
Awesome. Always like to see Ted Lindsay honored in some way.
Darren Helm Part One: Penalty Kill Analysis | Octopus Thrower
This is still probably the greatest one man penalty kill I've ver seen.
KuklasKorner | The Malik Report - Red Wings overnight report: making it up as they go along, Predators comparisons, Doan and Demers
George as all the news you might have missed over the weekend in his overnight report.
Around the NHL
Poll results: PHT readers think Joe Thornton is Hall of Fame material | ProHockeyTalk
Thornton doesn't need a cup to get in. He also doesn't need to not be a shitbag. It's not the Hall of Likable.
How many years of productivity do Thornton and Marleau have left? - Fear The Fin
The "age is catching up to them" argument works as well for the Sharks as it does for the Wings. FTF takes a look at what can be expected of a franchise's top two scorers as time takes its toll.
Recalling the unsuccessful, post-lockout ‘My NHL’ campaign | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Not news: The NHL insults their fans' collective intelligence.
Alex Ovechkin ‘isn’t necessary’ for KHL’s Dynamo during lockout, says club president | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Foreign leagues are playing coy right now at the thought of adding NHLers, but bet your ass they're planning on it in the event of a lockout.
LHH Zeitgeist Op-Ed: Clarifying My 'Greatest Fans' Statement, by Gary Bettman - Lighthouse Hockey
A satirical op-ed piece by NHL Commish Gary Bettman addressing "the greatest fans in the world."
Digging Into The Archives: My Real Disgust For Mario Lemieux Begins - Nucks Misconduct
Canucks blogger angry about replay of a dive is funny. Still, Lemeiux was a flopper.
Let's Go Red Wings.