The 2013 Calder Trophy Finalists are announced, why “letting them play” is nonsense in the NHL, the end of the Canucks as we know them, Kyle Okposo becoming clutch for the Islanders, Absurd Goalie Monday and more.
PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski ranks this year’s Calder Trophy Finalists and explains why he didn’t include Edmonton’s Nail Yakupov among them why Ryan Lambert believes the notion of “letting the players play” is nonsense in the NHL.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Andrew Eide on why we’re witnessing the end of the Canucks as we know them as they teeter on the brink of another first round playoff exit.
THE HOCKEY GUYS: Christian Arnold on Kyle Okposo becoming a clutch playoff performer for the NY Islanders in their series against the Penguins.
SBNATION: Steve Lepore has the ratings for the Stanley Cup playoffs to date.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Former NHL player Bates Battaglia and his brother won the latest version of the TV reality show “The Amazing Race”.
THE STRANGEST ONE OF ALL: Scotty Wazz profiles former NY Rangers goalie Gilles Villemure in this week’s edition of “Absurd Goalie Monday”.