First-round playoff analysis, reaction to the NHL Draft lottery, 10 unique statistics for this season and much more.
THE COPPER & BLUE: The irony of a draft lottery weighted to prevent the Oilers from getting the first-overall pick every year still giving the Oilers the first-overall pick this year.
DIE BY THE BLADE: One Buffalo Sabres fan was almost as disappointed about not winning the lottery as Sabres GM Tim Murray.
SB NATION: Steven Godfrey on how the Nashville Predators built a fan base in the heart of college football country.
DOBBER HOCKEY: Top-10 unique statistics for 2014-15.
HOCKEY-GRAPHS: Benjamin Wendorf on the pressures that come with NHL parity.
FIVE FOR HOWLING: Brendan Porter on how the Arizona Coyotes can reach next season’s salary-cap floor.
ALL HABS: Michael Ham-Fan decries the lack of respect between some Canadiens and Senators fans.
BROAD STREET HOCKEY: Travis Hughes wonders if the Philadelphia Flyers are interested in bringing back Mike Keenan as head coach.
THE CANNON: Jeff Little on Blue Jackets’ broadcaster Bill Davidge’s battle with multiple myeloma.
THE FACEOFF CIRCLE: Why the Hockey Hall of Fame should also be a Hall of Hockey Ethics.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier on why the position of rover no longer exists in hockey.
FOHS FARM REPORT: Scotty Wazz previews the opening round of the Eastern Conference matchups in the 2015 Calder Cup playoffs.