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 GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe on the joy of NHL playoff overtime.

Tom Wilson's hit on Lubomir Visnovsky raises questions about inconsistency from the NHL department of player safety.

Tom Wilson’s hit on Lubomir Visnovsky raises questions about inconsistency from NHL department of player safety.

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.