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 on how teams cope with long layoffs between playoff rounds.
GOLBEZ’S GROWLINGS: Jes Golbez with his picks for the second round and more.
SB NATION: Evan Sporer believes Colorado Avalanche rookie Nathan MacKinnon’s solid performance against the Wild truly signified his arrival as an NHL star.
NUCKS MISCONDUCT: Sean Larson reacts to the Canucks firing coach John Tortorella.
FEAR THE FIN: Reaction to the Sharks stunning first-round collapse to the Los Angeles Kings.
ARCTIC ICE HOCKEY: The Winnipeg Jets are stuck in the “loser zone”.