NHL Blog Beat – May 2, 2014

NHL playoff analysis and predictions, reaction to the Canucks firing John Tortorella, the arrival of Nathan MacKinnon and more.  GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe with tips for fans of teams eliminated from the playoffs on how to pick a bandwagon club. THE SCORE: Justin Bourne...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – May 1, 2014

Kings complete upset of Sharks, Wild and Rangers advance, Devils confirm re-signing of Jagr, and much more.  LOS ANGELES TIMES/SAN JOSE SHARKS: For only the fourth time in NHL history, a team has overcome a 3-0 series deficit to rally back and win a best-of-seven...

NHL Blog Beat – April 30, 2014

Playoff analysis, why Crosby got booed in Pittsburgh, measuring supposed favoritism of French referees toward the Canadiens, and much more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness. GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe on the Blues’ tradition of collapsing in...

NHL Blog Beat – April 25, 2014

Playoff analyses, plus commentary on the Islanders, the idiocy of hockey’s “code”, Lady Byng and Selke trophy trivia and more.  BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne rings down the curtain on his blog (though he’s moving on to bigger and better things...

NHL Blog Beat – April 22, 2014.

Ongoing playoff analyses, the fallout from Brent Seabrook’s hit on David Backes, Dion Phaneuf’s advanced stats and much more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness. BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne examines the cost of playoff tickets around...

NHL Blog Beat – April 19, 2014

Playoff analyses, voting for the NHL awards, commentary on the Canucks, Jets and more in today’s collections of hockey blogging goodness. PUCK DADDY: Ryan Lambert once again explains why he isn’t a fan of the new NHL playoff format. GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe...