NHL Postseason Blog Beat – May 25, 2013.

The NHL week in review, the bright spots of the Canadiens future, the Blackhawks struggles, the Avalanche’s new hires, and more.

GRANTLAND: Katie Baker checks in with her NHL week in review, while Sean McIndoe delves into his weekly Grab Bag for the latest notable NHL news.

Brendan Gallagher was one of the Habs bright spots this season.

Brendan Gallagher was one of the Habs bright spots this season.

THE STRANGEST ONE OF ALL: Scotty Wazz offers up his take on the Colorado Avalanche hiring Patrick Roy as their new head coach.

THOUGHTS FROM THE MAN CAVE: Jeremy Lambert weighs in with his thoughts on the Roy hiring.

HABS EYES ON THE PRIZE: Robert Rice lists several players who represent the bright spots for the Montreal Canadiens future.

SB NATION: Bruce Ciskie on how the Chicago Blackhawks have taken on the personality of their frustrated captain Jonathan Toews.

IN LOU WE TRUST: John Fischer figures out the next contract of New Jersey Devils forward Adam Henrique by comparing him with similar players around the league.

STANLEY CUP OF CHOWDER: Sarah Connors presents an interactive visualization of past NHL drafts.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: On this date in 1989, Lanny McDonald went out on top, and in 1994, Mark Messier made his famous guarantee.