The Kings have the best goalie left in the playoffs, and that, along with home ice, were enough for LA to move on. I don't really like it, but as long as this man is happy, I can deal with it. Chicago and Detroit face off tonight in a Game 7 of their own...I wonder who the Kings are rooting for?
Smashville 24/7 - STPM: #1 vs. #5
#1 all the way.
Annual Report Card: Brandon Yip | The Predatorial
This grade is, um, generous.
Tomas Vokoun has reduced Marc-Andre Fleury into an afterthought - PensBurgh
Barring a severe meltdown, the former Predator is going to be the starter the rest of the way.
Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey
A different, hardier kind of Sharks postseason exit, but still another exit | Mercury News
While I'm sure they're disappointed, this isn't nearly as bad as the Sharks failures of seasons past.
Red Wings need big things from Datsyuk, Zetterberg tonight | Detroit Free Press
If they want to win, they should throw Tootoo in there.
NHL chief Gary Bettman: 'Hockey is thriving in California' - LA Times
I guess that's true.
After Blackhawks’ penalty shot, what do we really want from NHL playoff officiating? | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
A penalty in the first game of the regular season should be a penalty in Game 7 of the Finals.
5 NHL announcers who deserve more airtime- Awful Announcing
They misspelled "Pete Weber" and "Terry Crisp" again.
Valeri Nichushkin and the Imaginary Russian Factor | The Hockey Writers
Imaginary or not, I'd be surprised if the Preds pick him.
The NHL is Down to Three Active Players Who Appeared in NHL '94-Kotaku
It's the end of an era.
On playing through injuries in playoffs | Backhand Shelf
"Playing with injuries has as much effect on your head as it does your body."-Because you have a concussion.
MacKinnon moves back ahead of Jones in ISS draft rankings-TSN
What will Colorado do? (see below)
Patrick Roy's memorable Mile High City moments | CBC Sports
Say hello to the Avs' new Coach/VP of Hockey Ops/ Lunatic. (see above)
The 8 game glitches of the week | Franchise Mode
The Breakdancing Check is the best, for sure.
What To Do If You're On Kiss Cam With Your Sibling - Buzzfeed
Are we done with the Kiss Cam yet? 'Cause it feels a little tired.