Martin Brodeur shines in Devils victory, how the Kings shut down Ilya Kovalchuk, speculation of a Parise-Suter package deal, best and worst of Steve Tambellini, the price of trading up in the entry draft, and Don Cherry dismisses the metric system.


Brodeur continues to shine for Devils.

IN LOU WE TRUST: John Fischer with a post-game review of how the New Jersey Devils narrowed the LA Kings series lead in the Stanley Cup Final to 3-2, singling out goalie Martin Brodeur as the standout in Game Five.

BACKHAND SHELF: Cam Charron examines how the LA Kings have shut down Devils star Ilya Kovalchuk by not trying to.

HOCKEY WILDERNESS: Examines a rumor Zach Parise and Ryan Suter could be a “package deal”, in that whichever team gets one would land the other in a separate deal.

OIL ON WHYTE: The best and worst moves by Oilers GM Steve Tambellini.

BROAD STREET HOCKEY: The price of moving up into the top ten picks in the Entry Draft.

PUCK DADDY: Harrison Mooney highlights Don Cherry dismissing the metric system as “commie stuff”, resulting in a priceless reaction by his cohort Ron MacLean. There are times when Cherry is insightful and knowledgeable. Then there’s times – like this, for instance – where he sounds like an old coot about to yell at kids to stay the hell off his lawn.