In today’s collections of hockey-blogging goodness: Analysis of the Kings, Bruins, Avalanche, Maple Leafs, Rangers, Senators and much more.
CBS SPORTS: Adam Gretz examines how NHL teams respond to dirty hits.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Walter McLaughlin wonders if long-term contracts ultimately hurt the Los Angeles Kings.
MILE HIGH HOCKEY: A look at the recent Ryan O’Reilly trade rumors.
PENSION PLAN PUPPETS: Should the players or management take the blame for the Maple Leafs’ inability to move on.
BLUESHIRT BANTER: Joe Fortunato believes Marc Staal’s re-signing by the Rangers brings stability at the cost of cap flexibility.
TODAY’S SLAPSHOT: Patrick Hoffman explains why the Boston Bruins are the NHL’s most perplexing team.
SILVER SEVEN SENS: Why the Ottawa Senators shouldn’t trade Craig Anderson.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier lists the NHL All-Star Game records.