The NHL week that was, reaction toward racist tweets aimed at P.K. Subban, how the Kings upset the Sharks, revisiting the over-35 bonus cushion and more.

Last week was one Ryan O'Reilly and his teammates would prefer to forget.

Last week was one Ryan O’Reilly and his teammates would prefer to forget.

GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe looks back on the week that was in his NHL grab bag.

THE COLOR OF HOCKEY: Williams Douglas with his take on reaction toward racist tweets recently aimed at P.K. Subban.

HOCKEY BUZZ: Eric Engels on how the Boston Bruins rallied to even their series with Montreal at a game apiece.

SB NATION: Travis Hughes on how the LA Kings staged their impressive rally against the San Jose Sharks.

MC79HOCKEY: Players didn’t used to “finish their checks”. Tyler Dellow cites the 1970s Philadelphia Flyers as one example.

WINGING IT IN MOTOWN: Revisiting the Over-35 Bonus Cushion, particularly how it applies to Jarome Iginla.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier recalls Wayne Gretzky’s playoff goalless drought, lists all hockey players from California and noted the retirement of Tom Poti.