Thursday is such a tease

I knew I shouldn't have eaten that sixth cheeseburger. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sorry for the delay this morning folks.  I think we're all still half asleep from the snoozer played in Newark last night.  The good news is that Phil Kessel popped home his 31st goal of the season and set a new personal high for points in a season (he is also on pace to play in only his second full-82 game season).  Tyler Bozak added his 15th of the year.  Has Bozie been a slight disappointment?  Probably, although even your PPP overloads figured Bozak would only score 18 goals this season.  For an undrafted kid playing in his first full NHL season, I don't think 15 goals is too shabby (although he had chances to score several more).

links after the jump...

Thursday links:

Ryan Hamilton should get the Tim Brent treatment

VLM on why hard work in the AHL should be rewarded

Game 81 - Game in 10

MLHS has a quick recap

Kovalchuk scores 30th as Devils beat Leafs

The Globe & Mail has your full write-up

A Leaf fan's guide to postseason cheering

50 Mission Cap has a good read on why you should/shouldn't root for certain teams in the SCP (note: you should NOT cheer for Vancouver)

Game in Six

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