Mike Yeo has added an interesting new name to his bench in St. Louis by hiring long-time NHL pest Steve Ott to his staff. The Blues announced the hiring – a three-year deal – Thursday afternoon one day after adding former NHLer Darryl Sydor to Yeo’s staff. “Steve was a competitor on the ice as a player and I expect him to bring that energy in this role,” Yeo said in a statement.
–Sportsnet’s Andrew Berkshire takes a deeper look at P.K. Subban‘s contribution to Nashville’s run to the Stanley Cup Final. –The Anaheim Ducks and Toronto Maple Leafs made a couple of trades last offseason. First, the Leafs got Frederik Andersen from the Ducks.
Taylor Lewan’s hand still smells like fish. “Dude, it’s still on there a little bit,” the Pro Bowl left tackle said Tuesday. “You wash your hand as many times as you can, but it is what it is.” The camera initially trained on the Titans’ offensive linemen last week, when they wore Predators sweaters and chugged beers on national TV as the crowd went bonkers during Game 3 of the NHL’s Western Conference finals at Bridgestone Arena. Quarterback Marcus Mariota spun a rally towel. Left guard Quinton Spain took off his shirt. Lewan triumphantly raised a huge catfish above his head, a nod to the Predators fans' tradition of hurling them onto the ice, akin to the octopus toss in Detroit. The Predators