Analysis of NHL player safety, the Maple Leafs, Sharks, Panthers, Oilers, Blue Jackets, Sharks, Kings and more in your NHL blog beat.
GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe on the joy of NHL playoff overtime.
UNDISCLOSED INJURY: Eric Morris on the inconsistency of the NHL’s department of player safety.
THE OTHER HALF: Eliza Eaton-Stern explains why NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is wrong for believing Jets fans chants of “Katy Perry” at Ducks forward Corey Perry weren’t sexist.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Mark Scheig on why Connor McDavid will be better than Sidney Crosby.
PENSION PLAN PUPPETS: JP Nikota on what the Maple Leafs should pay goaltender Jonathan Bernier.
THE FACEOFF CIRCLE: Making the case for the Leafs to retain Phil Kessel.
LITTER BOX CATS: JC Smith compared the rebuilding efforts of the Florida Panthers and Edmonton Oilers.
ISLANDERS INSIGHT: Andy Graziano with a different perspective of hockey fandom.
TWO LINE PASS: Ryan Lambert on Patrik Elias’ future.
THE CANNON: Eric St. John on the free-agent decisions facing the Columbus Blue Jackets.
FEAR THE FIN: The San Jose Sharks have permission to interview former Maple Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle.
JEWELS FROM THE CROWN: Evaluating the Kings’ two most misunderstood defensemen.
PUCK BUDDYS: Talking hockey with His Excellency Björn Lyrvall, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden to the U.S.