After reading the first item in this morning's hockey notes, I'm left wondering if there's a relationship between the physical distance from Nashville, and the candor with which players speak to the media. The Captain kicks things off as he speaks on Vancouver radio...
Nashville Predators News
Shea Weber feels ‘a little bit betrayed’ by Alexander Radulov - Nashville Predators Examiner
So SK74 didn't like how Trotz & Poile handled things, Weber opens up a little about his disappointment with Alexander Radulov... yup, it sure sounds more and more like that whole episode caused a real stink.
Nick Spaling, David Poile reflect on Spaling’s second year as a full-time Predator -SouthwesternOntario.ca
Can Spals continue developing and add some offensive zip to his game next season?
Preds in review: Anders Lindback - Predators Insider
I don't agree that Lindback is "expendable" already. The Preds will still need a quality backup, and has Anders really proven himself worthy of being a #1 somewhere else?
Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey
The Business of Sports: Comparing the NHL to NFL, NBA, MLB & more | Hockey Gear HQ
How does the NHL stack up against the NFL, NBA, and MLB? This infographic takes a looks at how the sports industry breaks down.
WCF: Phoenix Coyotes @ Los Angeles Kings Game 3 Recap: Coyotes Can't Overcome Bad Penalties, Lose 2-1 - Five For Howling
The Coyotes took a good shot, but the Kings hold all the cards now.
Could the Kings take the shortest route to a Stanley Cup victory? - Puck Drunk Love
L.A. is on pace to do something truly special.
Coyotes Coach Dave Tippett on embellishment: ‘The game is turning a little dishonest’ (VIDEO) | Puck Daddy
It just wouldn't be playoff season without complaints about diving.
Breaking: Tom Renney has been let go as coach of the Edmonton Oilers | Edmonton Journal
Yeah, like he was the problem.
Black Dog Hates Skunks: As To Tom Renney
Embracing the lunacy that has characterized Steve Tambellini's reign in Edmonton over the last several years.
Parise DNA riddled with hockey smarts - The Globe and Mail
Those 2nd-generation guys certainly seem to have an edge.
Former Nashville Predator Marek Zidlicky sees career revitalized by trade | The Tennessean
Escaping the Wild was the best thing that could've happened to Zids.
Rangers – Devils – Game 2 | Bobby Holik - Holik on Hockey
Holik likes what he's seeing out of New Jersey as the series shifts to the Devils' lair.
Delta Airlines offers Rangers fans 17-minute flight to New Jersey for Game 3 | Puck Daddy
Poking fun at the lack of travel in the Eastern Conference Finals... I like it.
Colin Cowherd insults pretty much every hockey writer in North America | Awful Announcing
The ESPN radio host goes a-trollin'.
IIHF Quarterfinal Recap: Hockey Season's Best Day? - Puck Worlds
Yesterday was a wild one at the Worlds.
Unrestricted Free Agents: The Southeast Division - Canes Country
Here's another shopping list to look over.