Offseason lessons, low ratings in Canada for the 2015 Stanley Cup Final, Devils buyout candidates and more. 

Anton Stralman proved a key signing last summer for the Lightning.

Anton Stralman proved a key signing last summer for the Tampa Ba Lightning.

GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe with five lessons from last year’s NHL offseason worth remembering this year.

THE GAME NASHVILLE: Jeremy K. Gover is no fan of the NHL’s decision to employ three-on-three overtime in regular-season games.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier lists several former and current NHL players who have relatives eligible for the 2015 NHL Draft.

THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Andrew Bensch lists five NHL UFAs bound to be overpaid this summer.

DOBBER HOCKEY: Tom Collins lists the top-10 best long-term NHL contracts.

IN LOU WE TRUST: Alex Potts examines some possible New Jersey Devils buyout candidates.

PENSION PLAN PUPPETS: Some theories over why ratings in Canada were down for this year’s Stanley Cup Final.

SATHER ON WAIVERS: Comparing the draft histories of the New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils since 2000.

HIGH HEELS AND HIGH STICKS: On dynasties and the Chicago Blackhawks.