Playoff injuries, playoff hockey nights in Canada, Ilya Bryzgalov sounds off on the Philadelphia Flyers, the good and bad of the Senators elimination of the Canadiens, and more.
BACKHAND SHELF: Dave Lozo examines trophy voting, distinct kicking motions and more in his weekly “bag skate”, while Jo Innes examines some of the injuries sustained by several players in this year’s early playoff action.
GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe recently savoured the playoff atmosphere in Toronto and Ottawa.
PUCK DADDY: Dmitry Chesnokov has the key details of Ilya Bryzgalov’s recent ventings against the Philadelphia media.
SILVER SEVEN: Mark Parisi examined the pros and cons of the Ottawa Senators performance in their five-game elimination of the Montreal Canadiens.
THE LEAFS NATION: Jeff Veillette sticks up for Dion Phaneuf against those trying to make the Maple Leafs captain the scapegoat for their Game 4 OT defeat against Boston.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Montreal Canadiens fans can drown their sorrows remembering Guy Lafleur’s greatest goal on this date in 1979.