NHL Blog Beat – Wednesday, April 24, 2013.

Commentaries on the Maple Leafs, Blue Jackets, Zach Bogosian, shooting percentage, 2013 first round entry draft pick predictions and more.

Did a linesman save Zach Bogosian from serious injury?

Did a linesman save Zach Bogosian from serious injury?

SB NATION: Steve Lepore on why the Toronto Maple Leafs return to the playoffs is a boon for the media, especially in Canada, while Dominik Jansky explains how a linesman may have saved Zach Bogosian from serious injury.

PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski’s NHL playoff death watch continues.

THE CANNON: A Blue Jackets fan explains how he underestimated the club’s character and will to win this season.

HOCKEY ANALYSIS: How do high shooting percentage teams fare in the playoffs?

ARCTIC ICE HOCKEY: A look at Daniel Sedin’s high shooting percentage.

SUN BELT HOCKEY: Former Atlanta Thrashers fan Bill Tiller searches for a team to adopt for the upcoming playoffs.

DIRTY DANGLE: 2013 NHL Draft predictions.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: On this date twenty years ago: “May Day! May Day! May Day! May Day! May Day!”