NHL Postseason Blog Beat – June 23, 2013.

Analysis of the Leafs acquisition of Jonathan Bernier, the potential  of soon-to-be Canucks coach John Tortorella, the Stars hiring Lindy Ruff, and the Predators per-game attendance, plus ten NHL Hall of Famers who never won a Stanley Cup, and more.

THE LEAFS NATION: Cam Charron is first out of the blocks assessing the Leafs acquisition of Jonathan Bernier, and isn’t exactly thrilled by it.

NUCKS MISCONDUCT: A more balanced view of John Tortorella, who is seemingly poised to become the Canucks new head coach.

Is Lindy Ruff the right choice to coach the Dallas Stars?

Is Lindy Ruff the right choice to coach the Dallas Stars?

DEFENDING BIG D: Bradon Worley’s thoughts on the Stars hiring former Sabres coach Lindy Ruff as their new bench boss.

BACKHAND SHELF: Jo Innes on Nathan Horton’s chronic shoulder issues.

ON THE FORECHECK: Dirk Hoag’s analysis of an in-depth report on the decline of the Predators per-game paid attendance this season.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier lists the top ten players who never won a Stanley Cup.

JAPERS’ RINK: Is a second line center or a top-four defenseman the more pressing need for the Capitals?

SHUTDOWN LINE: Corey Sznajder on the risk of signing an ageing NHL defenseman.

MC79HOCKEY: Tyler Dellow on the Rangers and shotblocking.

LIGHTHOUSE HOCKEY: Chris McNally looks at five UFAs poised to leave the Islanders.

DOBBER HOCKEY: Jonathan Briggins with tips for fantasy hockey preparations for this year’s NHL draft.