Yes Monday has come around once again. Another action-packed weekend of hockey, saw the Penguins eliminate the Islanders, while the Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Rangers managed to stay alive and force respective game 7′s. As the first round match-ups wrap up, make sure you get caught up on all the latest in the hockey world. Sit back and enjoy your coffee as you take a lap around the NHL news.
Teams like the Buffalo Sabres who are not in the playoffs are focusing on the 2013 draft. We’ve all seen the rankings but which lower ranked players are worth the risk? [Bleacher Report]
We all remember the sad day back in 2011 when Derek Boogaard was found dead in his apartment. It was ruled he overdosed on his pain medication. 2 years later and Boogaard’s family has filed a lawsuit against the NHL for a wrongful death. [CBC]
Ken Hitchcock and Jaroslav Halak had a disagreement over playing time during the playoffs as Halak rode the bench in favour of Brian Elliott. Has the argument put a rift between goalie and coach? Will Halak be back with the Blues next season? [Toronto Star]
After mothers day yesterday here’s a big thank you to all the hockey moms. [Puck Stops Here]
What must your team change in order to improve for next season? [Bleacher Report]
Lastly, Caitlin Campbell is in a sports-broadcasting contest in Canada. Here’s her audition tape, check it out and share with everyone! [You Tube]