Analysis of the Eastern Conference Final, Paul Stastny, Seth Jones, Nathan MacKinnon, David Desharnais, Jeff Schultz and more.
BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne on why the Bruins disciplined play – and the Penguins lack of it – is affecting the quality of play in the Eastern Conference Final, while Dave Lozo explains why no tears were shed by the media over John Tortorella’s firing by the Rangers.
PENSBURGH: James Conley wonders why the Penguins are trying to “out-Bruin” the Bruins.
STANLEY CUP OF CHOWDER: Tuukka Rask’s time has come.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Kevin Goff examines the Colorado Avalanche’s options regarding Paul Stastny.
A WINNING HABIT: Kenny MacMillan wonders if Canadiens forward David Desharnais can rebound and earn his new salary.
JAPERS RINK: What happened to Jeff Schultz?
DOBBER HOCKEY: Rick Roos lists eight players who aren’t worth the asking price.