Why leading the NHL in hits is a bad thing, plus analysis of the Canadiens, Red Wings, Maple Leafs, Sharks, Avalanche and much more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness.
THE SPORTING NEWS: Dimitri Filiopovic explains why ranking among the NHL leaders in hits isn’t a good thing.
HOCKEYBUZZ: Eric Engels on why the Canadiens and P.K. Subban have to work toward getting a new contract done before Subban’s arbitration hearing on August 1.
VINTAGE LEAF MEMORIES: Michael Langlois wonders if Leafs coach Randy Carlyle can really adjust his style.
ON THE FORECHECK: Dan Bradley presents the Hater’s Guide to the Metropolitan Division during the 2014 offseason.
WINGING IT IN MOTOWN: Is everything going to work out in the Red Wings efforts to re-sign head coach Mike Babcock?
PUCK PONDERINGS: A look at the San Jose Sharks roster for next season.
ICETHETICS: Guess what? The Colorado Avalanche was originally slated to be called the Rocky Mountain Extreme.
DOBBER HOCKEY: Terry Campkin lists 10 signs that you’re not ready to be in his fantasy league.