Playoff analysis, projecting the Flames performance next season, remembering the 2014-15 Islanders and much more in your NHL Blog Beat.
ANAHEIM CALLING: Chris Kober has some thoughts on the Ducks elimination of the Calgary Flames from the Stanley Cup playoffs.
MATCHSTICKS AND GASOLINE: Reviewing the Flames magical performance this season.
HOCKEY-GRAPHS: Garret Hohl wonders if the Flames could become next season’s version of this season’s Colorado Avalanche.
GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe on the ghosts of hockey past in Montreal.
ISLANDERS INSIGHT: Andy Graziano remembers the 2014-15 New York Islanders.
TODAYS SLAPSHOT: Anthony Perez on the ongoing disrespect toward the Arizona Coyotes.
PENSION PLAN PUPPETS: The effect of drawing penalties.
DOBBER HOCKEY: Tom Collins lists the top-10 players entering their fourth NHL seasons.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Callum Fraser on the swift decline of Hockey Night in Canada.
HOCKEYSFUTURE: Craig Fischer lists the top-five goalies not yet affiliated with NHL teams.