Agent Kurt Overhardt is trying to mislead Vancouver with selective statistical information on Ryan Kesler, an evaluation of the Washington Capitals one month into the season, the NHL uses a different marketing philosophy than other sports leagues, the Canadiens come with the good and the bad and Boston's slow start is comparative to last year's Bruins in October.
The Contrarian Goaltender at Brodeur Is A Fraud finds a flaw in the contract extension argument that Ryan Kesler's agent has been using. Canucks GM Mike Gillis probably realizes that Kurt Overhardt is carefully selecting only the statistics that put his client in a better light. Does anyone remember Scott Boras' paper on the excellence of Johnny Damon?
J.P. of Japers' Rinkevaluates every player on the Capitals roster through week 4.
Over the weekend, Tom Benjamin at Canucks Corner addressed the marketing of the NHL in comparison to the marketing of other sports.
E from Theory Of Ice has mixed feelings about the Montreal Canadiens after their victory over the Rangers this weekend.
Cornelius Hardenbergh of The Hockey Blog Adventure reminds Boston Bruins fans that last year's team was also a bit rusty at the beginning of the season.
Andrew Rothstein is an author of Hockey Prospectus.
You can contact Andrew by clicking here or click here to see Andrew's other articles.