How late were Radulov and AK46 out partying? - Friday afternoon notes

April 7 2012; Denver, CO, USA; Nashville Predators right wing Alexander Radulov (47) warms up before the start of the game against the Colorado Avalanche during the first period of the game at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-US PRESSWIRE

Our afternoon hockey notes kick off with fresh news regarding Alexander Radulov & Andrei Kostitsyn's night out on the town during the Predators/Coyotes series. In light of this new information, do you still agree with the action taken by David Poile?

Nashville Predators News

For better and worse, players from the former Soviet bloc - Sports Illustrated
According to Michael Farber's account, Radulov & Kostitsyn violated the team curfew by 1 hour before Game 2. One hour? Does that really justify their suspension for Game 3?

Why Ryan Suter will remain with the Predators - The Globe and Mail
Eric Duhatschek speculates that when all is said & done, Suter stays.

Smashville 24/7 - Smashville On The Glass – Season recap
Commiserate over the year gone by with guest David Boclair.

The Hippodrome: It's Gonna Be A Long Summer | Pith in the Wind
Will David Poile launch a rebuild in the wake of his "all in" effort this spring?

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

2012 NHL Playoffs: Rangers Vs. Capitals - The Fear Of Game 7 - Blueshirt Banter
For fans in New York and Washington, it's nail-biting time.

The Los Angeles Kings official Twitter feed will someday be looked at as a pioneer, of sorts | Backhand Shelf
I sure hope so. Personality should be rewarded.

30 Embarrassing NHL Team Name Google Image Search Results - Battle of California
If you don't mind the language, this is hilarious.

Compete | Backhand Shelf
Sports fans worship the competitiveness of pro athletes, but how applicable is it to everyday life?

Don’t insult Bikini Hockey League with comparisons to Lingerie Football League | Puck Daddy
This sounds like a really dumb idea.

Question of the week: Which is more important, defense or goaltending? - Raw Charge
I'll take a strong defense corps, that can make an average goalie look stellar.

The NHL's Most Interesting Name Final Showdown: Zarley Zalapski vs. Peanuts O'Flaherty - Arctic Ice Hockey
Peanuts holds the early lead...

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