The NHL week in review, shooting down NHL conspiracy theories, postmortems of the Wild and Canadiens and more.
PUCK DADDY: Ryan Lambert dismisses those NHL fans who believe there’s a grand conspiracy against their teams.
SB NATION: Matt Brigidi on NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly’s statement the league is “proceeding under the assumption” NHL players will participate in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. There’s no assumption, Bill. The Russian NHL stars are going, regardless of what the NHL decides, and that could start an avalanche of NHL stars bolting for Sochi even if the league rules against it.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Jeff Ponder on why the Blues lack of offense doomed them once again against the Kings.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier looks back at the career of recently retired NHL forward Brian Rolston.