How hockey discourages personality, the Devils hope to equal the ’42 Maple Leafs, analysis on free agency, Absurd Goalie Monday, and more.
BACKHAND SHELF: Ellen Etchingham explains why hockey players are famously boring.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier looks back at the 1942 Toronto Maple Leafs, the only team in NHL history to rally from a three game deficit to win the Stanley Cup.
BROAD STREET HOCKEY: Travis Hughes explains why a rumored “Rick Nash for James van Riemsdyk” won’t happen.
PUCK THE MEDIA: Steve Lepore reports TV ratings for Game Five of the Stanley Cup Final were series highs.
OVERTIME: Anatoliy Metter on why this year’s early post-season exits by the Vancouver Canucks and Pittsburgh Penguins aren’t cause for concern.
HOCKEY ANALYSIS: Examining the 2012 NHL free agent defensemen.
BLUE SEAT BLOGS: Why Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh won’t get a contract extension this summer.