Playoff analysis, the ongoing debate over advance stats and much more.
GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe on how the Kings and Blackhawks infrastructure for success doesn’t bode well for their conference rivals.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Mike Colligan with the first part of his look at the rise and fall of Ray Shero’s Penguins.
FIVETHIRTYEIGHT: Neil Paine on how trading Ryan McDonagh to the Rangers has come back to haunt the Canadiens nearly five years later.
SB NATION: “No matter the method, don’t make snap judgments when evaluating players.”
MC79HOCKEY: Tyler Dellow looks at a lawsuit filed by Maple Leafs’ defenseman Cody Franson over a car accident in 2008.
HABS EYES ON THE PRIZE: Andrew Berkshire wonders what Canadiens coach Michel Therrien will do with underachieving winger Thomas Vanek.
DEADSPIN: Timothy Burke presents “The Doc Emrick Soundboard”.