It’s finally Saturday morning. All that hard work and late night hockey watching paid off as you made it to another weekend. Now that it’s Saturday you can hang out with friends and watch the playoffs all night long and not feel guilty. The Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings avoided elimination on Friday night and live to play another game, while the St. Louis Blues saw their season come to an end.
Sit back, enjoy your coffee and get caught up on the last news from the NHL world.
Who are the most lethal duo’s in the playoffs? When these guys are coming down at your goalie you may want to close your eyes, things could get ugly. [Bleacher Report]
The NHL announced their finalists for the Hart trophy. There was a common theme for all candidates, they were all from the Eastern Conference. Yes that means Jonathan Toews was left off the final ballot. But Toews isn’t upset, he’s more upset for one of his teammates. [Daily Herald]
Remember me? Take a look at former Buffalo Sabres players who are playing in the playoffs while the Sabres are, well you know on the golf course. [Sabres 101]
Alain Vigneault will likely not be the head coach of the Vancouver Canucks for much longer as he’ll bear the brunt for the Canuck’s failure. But Mike Gillis is the one who truly should be fired not Vigneault [Puck Stops Here]
The Markham Panda’s? If the NHL does grant the GTA their second NHL hockey team, that they conveniently built a new arena for, they will be called the Markham Panda’s. Well that strikes fear into me, how about you? [Toronto Star]
Lastly I’ll leave you with a great video that reminds everyone why we love the game.