More reaction to the Leafs coaching change, revisiting preseason predictions, guide to the 2015 NHL All-Star Game, how the Flyers lost the salary-cap game, Roberto Luongo’s Hall of Fame worthiness and much more in your NHL Blog Beat. 

THE SCORE: Justin Bourne believes Randy Carlyle’s stubborn, inflexible ways cost him his job as coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski on Leafs GM Dave Nonis’ belief in the abysmal Leafs team he’s built.

Why did Phil Kessel lash out at a reporter?

Why did Phil Kessel lash out at a reporter?

PENSION PLAN PUPPETS: Why Phil Kessel lashed out at a Toronto Star reporter.

VINTAGE LEAF MEMORIES: Michael Langlois believes it’ll take more than a coaching change to fix the Maple Leafs.

GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe revisits his preseason predictions, five key thoughts from the recent World Junior Hockey Championships plus a look into his weekly NHL grab bag.

THE CANNON: Heading to the 2015 NHL All-Star Game in Columbus? Eric St. John has your guide for everything you need to know.

BLUESHIRT BANTER: Joe Fortunato takes a deeper look at the Rangers decision to send Anthony Duclair back to the Quebec Remparts.

LITTER BOX CATS: JC Smith checks in on the Florida Panthers’ depth chart.

NUCKS MISCONDUCT: Examining the first big knock against Canucks GM Jim Benning.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Matt Brauckmann on how the Philadelphia Flyers lost the salary-cap game, while Devin Slawson brings us up to date on Alexander Radulov.

DOBBER HOCKEY: A look back at the top fantasy hockey moments of 2014.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS:  Joe Pelletier examines the Hall of Fame worthiness of goaltender Roberto Luongo.