Martin Brodeur shines in Devils victory, how the Kings shut down Ilya Kovalchuk, speculation of a Parise-Suter package deal, best and worst of Steve Tambellini, the price of trading up in the entry draft, and Don Cherry dismisses the metric system.
IN LOU WE TRUST: John Fischer with a post-game review of how the New Jersey Devils narrowed the LA Kings series lead in the Stanley Cup Final to 3-2, singling out goalie Martin Brodeur as the standout in Game Five.
BACKHAND SHELF: Cam Charron examines how the LA Kings have shut down Devils star Ilya Kovalchuk by not trying to.
HOCKEY WILDERNESS: Examines a rumor Zach Parise and Ryan Suter could be a “package deal”, in that whichever team gets one would land the other in a separate deal.
OIL ON WHYTE: The best and worst moves by Oilers GM Steve Tambellini.
BROAD STREET HOCKEY: The price of moving up into the top ten picks in the Entry Draft.
PUCK DADDY: Harrison Mooney highlights Don Cherry dismissing the metric system as “commie stuff”, resulting in a priceless reaction by his cohort Ron MacLean. There are times when Cherry is insightful and knowledgeable. Then there’s times – like this, for instance – where he sounds like an old coot about to yell at kids to stay the hell off his lawn.