How great is this? The Nashville Predators got a nice gift for moms all around the city, another home game coming up tomorrow night against the Vancouver Canucks. Last night's game was full of unexpected twists and turns, and for those of you who missed the lack of local "flavor" on the Versus or CBC coverage, we've got some of Pete Weber's calls from the radio feed to kick off your day right (click each for the MP3):
Now, follow after the jump for some bonus hockey reading, including yet another Nashville Predator hopping on Twitter...
Nashville Predators News
For recaps of last night's game check out Preds On The Glass, The View From 111, Section 303, Predlines, Music City Mindset, Hockey Night in Nashville, Fang Finger Fever, The Predatorial, and from the losing side, Nucks Misconduct.
Colin Wilson (@ColinW33) on Twitter
Willy is the latest Nashville Predator to hop on Twitter, following Steve Sullivan, Jordin Tootoo, Mike Fisher, Blake Geoffrion and Shane O'Brien.
Is Joel Ward making a star turn or just another one-hit wonder? | ProHockeyTalk
James O'Brien was good to enough to ask Buddy Oakes and myself what we thought of Wardo's future.
Wanderlust: Nashville Battles to Stay in the Playoffs
There's no messing around, the Preds deserve the position they've obtained, and can't be counted out in Game 6.
Paul McCann - Resilency Shines Again
You gotta like the fight in these Preds.
Predators Get Some Luck ; 4-3 | The Hockey Writers
Get this Vancouver fan a pacifier.
Around the NHL
Morning Skate: Do or Die, Part II - Winging It In Motown
It's another elimination game for the Detroit Red Wings, this time in San Jose. The game starts at 7:00 p.m. Central on Versus.
Kevin Bieksa warns team diving threatens the integrity of the game - The White Towel
At least one Canuck rejects what some of his teammates are doing.
Joel Ward Joins Sean Bergenheim as Playoff Leader, Intriguing Free Agent - Lighthouse Hockey
Could you have two more unlikely names leading the playoff goal-scoring race these days?
Flyers should call for Nabokov - NYPOST.com
Well, Philadelphia has tried just about every other option...
Just How Bad Were the Flyers Against the Bruins? - Broad Street Hockey
Stinky stinky stinky...
The operator of the Flyers' goalie carousel: Peter Laviolette - Broad Street Hockey
Does Philadelphia just get their goalies out of a vending machine? The change is never-ending there.
Puckhead's Thoughts: UFA: Jason Arnott
Whither the former captain?
NHL exec says officials won’t stand for diving - Calgary Sun
Colin Campbell makes some noise, but until he acts, will anyone take him seriously?
Kerry Fraser Recalls An "Off" Day and Al Arbour | Islesblogger
Sometimes, not only are refs human, but they admit it.
IIHF World Championship: Day 10 Open Thread - Puck Worlds
Oh yeah... Latvia vs. Austria... IT IS ON!!!