NHL Postseason Blog Beat – June 4, 2013.

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.

It's "Tuukka Time" in Boston.

It’s “Tuukka Time” in Boston.

STANLEY CUP OF CHOWDER: Tuukka Rask’s time has come.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Kevin Goff examines the Colorado Avalanche’s options regarding Paul Stastny.

THE COPPER & BLUE: Scott Reynolds looks at which current NHL players – who were also high draft picks -could be comparables for Seth Jones and Nathan MacKinnon.

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.