Well I figured last night, after the Penguins showed the NHL how to beat Jaroslav Halak, that I'd make a special dinner. I had some great chorizo sausage I'd bought at a portugese bakery, and I ran down to the local fish market and got some mussels to go with them.
Ugh. I'd never had to clean mussels before. It really sucks. But it was worth it, I simmered the mussels in the sausage with some tomato, onion and wine. Mmmmmm yummy dinner. Nothing like watching some playoff hockey, eating a really nice dinner, and then drinking a nice bottle of wine.
So now that I'm all mellow and happy, I present you today's links.
What would it take for Brian Burke and the Leafs to grab a top five pick this summer?
Vintage Leafs Memories asks a question that, frankly, I don't think I ever would've asked in this draft which is, by all accounts, weak.
My System for Awarding Scoring Chances
Under the Helmet of Slava Duris explains the stats he's been providing us with for Leaf games all season long.
Today's collection of images - I want the Eddie Shack Iron-On.
Power Forwards In the NHL: Revisiting the Mythical Beast
The Copper and Blue took a look at something that interests us fans of the Blue & White: What is a power forward, anyways?
Vancouver's towel-power tradition has Quebec roots
The NHL gives us the "original" history of Towel Power.
NBC off Penguins' screen; Backstrom rules
This is just in case you missed the awesome t-shirt Nicklas Backstrom wore yesterday.
Montreal Has No Answer For Penguins Power Play In Game 1
Washington Capitals take note - This is how you beat the Habs.
Video: Matt Cooke injures Markov; don’t worry, it was clean
Inexplicably, despite his dirty hit on Savard, I've remained fond of Matt Cooke. Here's a video of the hit he put on Markov last night.
Really Chris Bosh, Is This How It Ends?
Wow, if you're both a Leafs and Raptors fan... it's a tough summer.