The juggernaut that is the LA Kings, trying to quell lockout fears, five Flyers go under the knife, former Sabre Paul Cyr passes away, and more.
BACKHAND SHELF: Ellen Etchingham on the juggernaut that is the Los Angeles Kings. Juggernaut seems an appropriate metaphor for the Kings’ march through the Western Conference playoffs.
GRANTLAND.COM: Katie Baker on the Kings and “the curse of Marty McSorley”.
PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski believes Mike Green will return with the Capitals, but it won’t be on a long-term deal.
BROAD STREET HOCKEY: Five Flyers are going under the knife for injuries suffered during the playoffs. I feel sore just from reading it.
RAW CHARGE: Lightning GM Steve Yzerman has some tough decisions to make about goalies this summer.
THE CHECKING LINE: Rob McGowan on the value of Andrew MacDonald to the NY Islanders.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier reports former Buffalo Sabre Paul Cyr has passed away. My condolences to his family, friends and fans.
DOWN GOES BROWN: The sticking points in the next CBA for the NHL and NHLPA. Well, kinda sorta…