Reaction to another early playoff exit by the Blues, George McPhee’s legacy with the Capitals, Sidney Crosby’s goal-scoring drought and much more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness.

Another painful early playoff exit for the Blues.

Another painful early playoff exit for the Blues.

ST. LOUIS GAME TIME: “Blues Are Broken And It’s Time To Make Changes“, “How The Front Office Failed.”

PUCK DADDY/SB NATION/JAPERS’ RINK/ON FROZEN BLOG: Reaction to the Washington Capitals firing GM George McPhee and his legacy with the club.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Mike Colligan examines the lengthy goal-scoring drought of Penguins captain Sidney Crosby.

GRANTLAND: Cam Charron evaluates Crosby playoff performance, while Sean McIndoe looks back on the NHL week that was.

SUNBELT HOCKEY JOURNAL: Andrew Luistro with a two-part examination of the Carolina Hurricanes salary cap situation.

WINGING IT IN MOTOWN: Reflecting on a Detroit Red Wings season of injuries, success and despair.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier has some Vezina Trophy trivia.