Ongoing coverage of the NHL Conference Finals, analysis of the Oilers shopping Hemsky and Horcoff, and more.
PUCK DADDY: Ryan Lambert cites Gregory Campbell’s playing on a broken leg as the latest example of the NHL’s dumb attitude toward injuries, while Sean Leahy wonders if the Penguins should fire coach Dan Byslma if they’re eliminated from the Eastern Conference Final.
GRANTLAND: It’s a double dose of Sean McIndoe, first with a visual guide to the Bruins-Penguins history of hate, followed by his weekly grab bag of notable NHL topics.
PENSBURGH: Remembering the last time the Bruins blew a 3-0 series lead.
BACKHAND SHELF: Cam Charron with some thoughts on Corsi and the Los Angeles Kings.
THE COPPER & BLUE: Scott Reynolds on the Oilers preparing to part ways with Shawn Horcoff and Ales Hemsky.
SB NATION: Matt Brigidi wonders if it was a smart move by Oilers GM Craig MacTavish to publicly state his intent to part ways with Horcoff and Hemsky.
DOBBER HOCKEY: Jeff Angus with five more multi-category defensive sleeper picks.
THE BIG LEAD: Ty Duffy brings to our attention a fight which broke out in the stands during last night’s Blackhawks-Kings game.
PUCK DRUNK LOVE: Hockey Night in Canada’s brilliant pre-game video for Game Three of the ECF, to the tune of Radiohead’s “Karma Police”.
AWFUL ANNOUNCING: The plethora of “over-the-glass” penalty calls drove the TSN hockey analysts to make a satirical music video.