NHL Blog Beat – June 11, 2014

Luck has abandoned the Rangers, analysis on the Canadiens offseason plans, more advanced stat talk, evaluation of this summer’s top free agents and more. 

Is Brad Richards and the Rangers out of luck against the Kings in the Stanley Cup Final?

Is Brad Richards and the Rangers out of luck against the Kings in the Stanley Cup Final?

GRANTLAND/SB NATION: Sean McIndoe and Travis Hughes believes lady luck has forsaken the New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup Final.

RAW CHARGE: John Fontana doesn’t question Martin St. Louis’ loyalty but how things played out which landed him with the Rangers this season.

HABS EYES ON THE PRIZE: Matt Drake evaluates the Canadiens defensive conundrum while Andrew Berkshire examines the Habs’ roster issues.

HOCKEYBUZZ: Eric Engels on size, physicality and the Canadiens shortcomings.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Andy Dudones looks at what makes Sean Couturier the most-wanted Flyer, while Bill Schoeninger looks at the NHL as though it were “Game of Thrones”.

MC79HOCKEY.COM: Tyler Dellow on the comments of Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau regarding his team’s Corsi numbers.

SECOND CITY HOCKEY: A thorough indictment of PDO.

ST. LOUIS GAME TIME: Shots faced and save percentage.

POWERANKS: Andrew Devitt examines this year’s crop of free agent right wingers.

DOBBER HOCKEY: Tom Collins looks at this year’s top-ten restricted free agents.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier on the number of sons of former NHL players in this year’s NHL Draft.