Fallout from the suspensions of Radulov and Kostitsyn, a commentary on the Canadiens hiring of Marc Bergevin as GM, more on the possible sale of the Coyotes, the stellar play thus far of the Kings, an open letter to the Blues, forwards the Red Wings could use, one of the greatest playoff pictures of all time, and a look at the nominees for this year’s NHL awards.


Were the Predators right to suspend Radulov & Kostitsyn.

ON THE FORECHECK/BACKHAND SHELF/PUCK SAGE: Dirk Hoag on the suspensions of Alexander Radulov and Andrei Kostitsyn by the Predators, drawing comparison to a similar incident with the Red Wings in the late-1980s; Ellen Etchingham has some questions for the Predators regarding their policies; and a humorous top ten reasons Radulov and Kostitsyn missed curfew.

PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski with his take on the Canadiens hiring Marc Bergevin as GM, and more mixed messages on the Coyotes future ownership.

GRANTLAND.COM/THE STRANGEST ONE OF ALL: Jonathan Willis and Scotty Wazz offer up their takes on the strong performance of the LA Kings in this year’s playoffs.

ST. LOUIS GAME TIME: Andy Portico with an open letter to the Blues. Short version: “Play better!”

NIGHTMARE ON HELM STREET: A list of forwards the Detroit Red Wings could use, which is probably a similar wish list for most teams.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier with one of the greatest photos in NHL playoff history.

DOWN GOES BROWN: A look at the nominees for the 2012 NHL awards.