NHL Blog Beat – May 21, 2014

Ongoing playoff analysis and much more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness.

Can the Canadiens bounce back against the Rangers?

Can the Canadiens bounce back against the Rangers?

HOCKEYBUZZ/DEADSPIN/HABS EYES ON THE PRIZE/THE SCORE: Eric Engels on the Canadiens’ struggles against the Rangers, Ryan Lambert believes goaltending isn’t the Canadiens problem against the Rangers, Andrew Berkshire feels lady luck has abandoned the Habs, and Justin Bourne explains how the Rangers are using the Canadiens’ forecheck against them.

MC79HOCKEY.COM: Tyler Dellow examines the Penguins’ real and imaginary problems, and rebuts Toronto Sun columnist Steve Simmons’ recent column about advanced stats.

GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe sifts through the vacant coaching and management jobs in the NHL.

ARCTIC ICE HOCKEY: Why trading Evander Kane would be a bad idea for the Jets, plus a breakdown of Zach Bogosian’s performance.

PUCK DRUNK LOVE: David Rogers looks at visor usage throughout the NHL.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Andy Dudones wonders if the NHL will ever return to Cleveland.

DOBBER HOCKEY: Tom Collins looks at ten player performers whose stock is on the rise.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier looks back on the career of Miroslav Satan.