The NHL playoff race, expanding the outdoor games to six, plus analysis on the Senators, Tyler Bozak, the Blue Jackets and Sabres.
PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski examines the “NHL playoff death watch”, including just how much trouble the NY Rangers find themselves in.
DOBBER HOCKEY: Rick Roos on the impact the NHL playoff race has upon fantasy hockey.
BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne believes the NHL’s plans to expand its outdoor games to six next season is a tad excessive. Ellen Etchingham, meanwhile, looks back on how Anatoli Tarasov, the father of Russian hockey, first delved into the study of advanced statistics.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: David O’Connor on how the injury-ravaged Ottawa Senators are winning a seemingly futile battle.
HOCKEY ANALYSIS: Tyler Bozak by the numbers.
THE CANNON: Matt Wagner on Blue Jackets fans “embracing the lumbus”.
DIE BY THE BLADE: A comparison of Ryan Miller and Jhonas Enroth using situational save percentage.
SECTION 303: Jeremy K. Gover explains how this year’s upcoming NHL draft lottery could be the silver lining in an otherwise forgettable season for the Nashville Predators.