As the Avalanche try to stave off elimination, perhaps the most overlooked aspect of their series versus the Wings is that not only is Colorado overmatched against Detroit but it also doesn't match up well.
Terry Frei has two questions given the news that the NHL is planning another outdoor game: Can we have one every season? Can Jim Kelly skate, too? Let's get this party started!
The Sharks are perfectly built for the postseason with solid goaltending and two big scoring lines. But will they make it?
If you go to an NHL game, you might be affected by the numbingly generic "game-night presentation." Terry Frei, for one, can't stand it. Why? It has nothing to do with what makes the game great.
Brian Burke could have been defeated after his rocky parting with the Canucks. But, he's the same ol' GM in Anaheim.
Now that Todd Bertuzzi has plead guilty, Steve Moore has a few choices to make. Unfortunately, none of them are easy.
The NHL commissioner's biggest challenge may be balancing what's good for the owners with what's good for the game.
If only Gary Bettman didn't have to be diplomatic, ticket-holders could see the situation more clearly.
It's impossible for 30 teams to play a balanced 82-game schedule. But there are better ways to do it.
How hard have injuries hit the Kings? Even coach Andy Murray has lost track.
If the Leafs and Rangers are toast already, when do we print Wild-Lightning playoff tickets?
If NHL owners look closely at current baseball negotiations, they may realize how good they've got it.