Better Supplemental Discipline Through Medicine


Today I solved the NHL’s problem with inconsistent supplemental discipline. You’re welcome, Shanny.

What the Heck Happened to Darren Helm?

Red Wings’ Darren Helm came back from a sprained knee just in time to lacerate some tendons in his hand in the first playoff game. Not a great day to be Darren Helm.

The Quiet Room Pre-Playoffs Update: Los Angeles and San Jose

Westsiiiiiide! Los Angeles and San Jose take their turn having their pre-playoff injuries explained.

The Quiet Room Pre-Playoffs Update: Florida and Phoenix


A look at the teams from the two yuckiest divisions in the playoffs: Phoenix and Florida.

The Quiet Room Pre-Playoffs Update: Ottawa and Washington


It’s a national capital edition of pre-playoff injury analysis, starring Washington and Ottawa!

The Quiet Room Pre-Playoffs Update: Boston and New Jersey

Email subscribers, are you sick of this yet? Next up are Boston and New Jersey. Shortly after this was published Boston announced they were shutting down Nathan Horton for the year. Wise move.

The Quiet Room Pre-Playoffs Update: Chicago and Vancouver


Carrying on with pre-playoff injuries: Chicago and Vancouver.

The Quiet Room Pre-Playoffs Update: Detroit and Nashville

It’s beard-on-beard violence in the Nashville/Detroit series. Here’s the injuries they were facing starting off the postseason.

Apologies to everyone who follows by email for the deluge of posts today. I am a slack, slack person.

The Quiet Room Pre-Playoffs Update: Penguins and Flyers

Next I took on the Flyers and Penguins, and learned in the comment section that some people have absolutely no sense of humour whatsoever.

The Quiet Room Pre-Playoffs Edition: Rangers and Blues

Prior to the playoffs I took a look at the injuries all the teams were facing. The Rangers and Blues were my first victims.