Joe Haggerty's daily spin around the world of hockey . . . and beyond:
-- Outgoing coach Barry Trotz takes out a full page add in a Nashville newspaper to say goodbye to the Predators fans.
-- The Tampa Bay Lightning were the victims of a bad call that disallowed a goal, but one Tampa columnist doesn’t buy the Montreal conspiracy theories.
-- Meanwhile Paul Stewart tries to put together exactly what happened with the ruling, and why it was interpreted the way it was.
-- PHT writer Cam Tucker has Dustin Brown admitting that the Kings got their [expletives] kicked by the San Jose Sharks in the first couple of games in their playoff series.
-- Marc Staal has come all the way back from a scary injury to play a big role for the New York Rangers.
-- Claude Noel grants his first interview with Winnipeg columnist and FOH (Friend of Haggs) Gary Lawless since getting fired by the Jets.
-- Andrew Ference was pretty solid during his interview with Mike Felger on 98.5 The Sports Hub last week.
-- For something completely different: Congrats to the American who won the men’s portion of the Boston Marathon.