Comparing the Kings and Devils, post-mortems for the Coyotes and Rangers, musings of a long-time Kings fan, and more.

BACKHAND SHELF: Cam Charron with statistical analysis of the New Jersey Devils and Los Angeles Kings heading into their Stanley Cup Final series.

RED LIGHT DISTRICT HOCKEY BLOG: Ryan Porth on the fact the two highest bidders for Ilya Kovalchuk in 2010 are now facing each other in the Final.

Capitals should not trade Ovechkin.

PUCK DADDY: Harrison Mooney believes the Devils and Kings are evidence why the Washington Capitals shouldn’t trade Alexander Ovechkin.

THE STRANGEST ONE OF ALL: Scotty Wazz returns from vacation with his post-mortems for the Phoenix Coyotes and NY Rangers.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Long-time Kings fan Walter McLaughlin looks back on the highs and many lows of his club leading up to their upcoming Cup Final against the Devils.