NHL Blog Beat – April 30, 2013.

A list of NHL players who sold the most jerseys, a guide to finding your playoff bandwagon club, playoff predictions and much more.

Where does Jonathan Toews rank in most jerseys sold this season?

Where does Jonathan Toews rank in most jerseys sold this season?

PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski with a list of the NHL players sold the most jerseys this season. The guy who sold the most could surprise you, unless you’re a Blackhawks fan (hint, hint!)

BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne, as a member of the PWHA, got to vote for the NHL individual awards this season, and isn’t shy about telling you who he voted for. Daniel Wagner, meanwhile, calls for giving the idea of “Canada’s Team” in the playoffs a rest.

SBNATION: has a helpful list for those of you seeking a playoff club to cheer for, while Steve Lepore comments on why Don Cherry still matters, and why that’s a problem.

ARCTIC ICE HOCKEY: Are we to believe the Toronto Maple Leafs will hit their way to the Stanley Cup? I don’t buy into that theory.

HABS ICE ON THE PRIZE: Stephan Cooper looks at the match-up of the Senators Erik Karlsson and the Canadiens P.K. Subban.

THE DARK BLUE JACKET: Looking at what may be ahead for the Columbus Blue Jackets. I’m hoping for better days. They’ve been a joke for far too long.

THOUGHTS FROM THE MAN CAVE: Jeremy Lambert reviews (and laments) the Colorado Avalanche’s 2013 season.

ICETHETICS: Could the Islanders have a new look for 2014?

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: On this date in 1986, Steve Smith accidentally scored into his own net in Game Seven of the Oilers-Flames series, leading to the Oilers elimination from the ’86 playoffs.

THE STRANGEST ONE OF ALL: Scotty Wazz offers up his predictions for the upcoming NHL conference quarterfinals.

DOWN GOES BROWN: Sean McIndoe’s satirical Eastern Conference quarterfinals preview.