NHL Postseason Blog Beat – May 29, 2013.

Playing through injuries in the playoffs, Kris Letang remembers Luc Bourdon, in defense of the LA Kings, NHL playoff stock watch and much more.

BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne on playing through injuries in the playoffs, while Ellen Etchingham weighs in on Daniel Alfredsson’s honesty in a recent post-game press conference.

Canucks defenseman Luc Bourdon died tragically five years ago.

Canucks defenseman Luc Bourdon died tragically five years ago.

PUCK DADDY: Sean Leahy with the story of Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang remembering his friend Luc Bourdon five years after Bourdon’s tragic death in a motorcycle accident.

GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe examines the playoff stock value of several NHL players.

CBS SPORTS EYE ON HOCKEY: Brian Stubits objects to the notion the LA Kings play boring hockey.

PENSBURGH: Tomas Vokoun has turned Marc-Andre Fleury into an after-thought.

RAW CHARGE: John Fontana explains why Mattias Ohlund won’t be a compliance buyout candidate for the Lightning.

BLUESHIRT BANTER: Joe Fortunato believes the NY Rangers must improve their depth for next season.

DEFENDING BIG D: Brandon Worley weighs in on the Stars search for a new head coach.

THE CHECKING LINE: Rob McGowan catches up with NY Islanders defenseman Travis Harmonic.

THE STRANGEST ONE OF ALL: Scotty Wazz interviews Travis Uriac, keeper of the NHL’s trophies.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: On this date in 1993, Wayne Gretzky played what he considered his greatest playoff game leading the LA Kings to victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game Seven of the Campbell Conference Final.