Analysis of the Eastern and Western Conference Finals and much more.

BACKHAND SHELF: Dave Lozo delves into his weekly grab bag of notable NHL news and notes, including David Krejci’s playoff performance and the torture of being a Leafs fan.

Can the Kings rebound against the Blackhawks?

Can the Kings rebound against the Blackhawks?

GRANTLAND: Katie Baker wonders if the LA Kings can come back against the Chicago Blackhawks.

PENSBURGH: The Pittsburgh Penguins have no one to blame but themselves for the 0-3 hole they’re in against the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference Final.

STANLEY CUP OF CHOWDER: The Bruins defense corps have become prolific scorers in this postseason.

THE HOCKEY GUYS: Ryan Kiray on the ongoing saga of the Vancouver Canucks and Roberto Luongo.

DEFENDING BIG D: Brandon Worley offers up thoughts on the Dallas Stars new jersey, logo and more.

THE PEERLESS PROGNOSTICATOR: Behold, the most over-rated NHL stat for this season: power play conversion rate.