The book on Lundqvist, what we learned about the Capitals, derailing the Predators, how the Wild can sweeten the pot to land Zach Parise, Absurd Goalie Monday and more.


Is Lundqvist beatable this spring?

BACKHAND SHELF: Cam Charron offers up “the book” on how to beat Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist. Pay attention, New Jersey Devils.

PUCK DADDY: Ryan Lambert believes the Washington Capitals have proven adaptable at playing either a run-and-gun style or a more disciplined defensive game, but need to find a coach who can strike the right balance for them.

HOLIK ON HOCKEY: Bobby Holik examines how the Phoenix Coyotes derailed the Nashville Predators.

RAW CHARGE: CAustin on “Hockey culture, character and winning: how we choose what we value”.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Jeff Mazur with some advice to those few Winnipeg fans feeling bitter over the Phoenix Coyotes success this spring: get over it!

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier looks back at the infamous 1987 pre-game playoff brawl between the Philadelphia Flyers and Montreal Canadiens.

THE STRANGEST ONE OF ALL: Scotty Wazz with another installment of “Absurd Goalie Monday”. This week: Vincent Tremblay.

HOCKEY WILDERNESS: Some tongue-in-cheek suggestions on how the Minnesota Wild could entice Zach Parise to sign with them this summer.

BARRY MELROSE ROCKS: A cheering guide for the apathetic fan.