Western Conference previews, 10 NHL postseason sleeper picks, analysis of the Sabres, Kings, Maple Leafs, Flyers, Blue Jackets, Oilers and more in your NHL Blog Beat.
PUCK DADDY: Joe Yerdon reflects on the Buffalo Sabres horrific and surreal 2014-15 season.
MAYOR’S MANOR: John Hoven has Dustin Brown, Anze Kopitar and Darryl Sutter on what it could be like for the Kings without Justin Williams and Jarret Stoll.
DOBBER HOCKEY: Tom Collins list the top-10 NHL postseason sleeper picks.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Marcy Di Michele lists the three things that went wrong for the Edmonton Oilers this season.
THE CANNON: Matt Wagner reviews the biggest stories of the Columbus Blue Jackets’ season.
THE “H” DOES NOT STAND FOR HABS: Former Hockey Night in Canada video god Tim Thompson has released a playoff video for the Montreal Canadiens.
PENSION PLAN PUPPETS: 11 wild moments from a crazy Maple Leafs season.
BROAD STREET HOCKEY: 10 key questions facing the Philadelphia Flyers next season.
MILE HIGH HOCKEY: Just how good is the Central Division?
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier collected some interesting notes from the NHL’s Stanley Cup press release.
FOHS FARM REPORT: Scotty Wazz previews the ECHL’s Kelly Cup playoffs with a look at the Western Conference.