Evening Dump & Chase: Will Chris Mueller Come to Preds Camp?

Jeff Gross

Our evening hockey notes focus on how the Nashville Predators are getting ready for what will surely be a short but busy training camp, including the potential for AHL regular Chris Mueller to join the NHL lineup...

Nashville Predators News

Three Admirals not at practice today - JSOnline
Jon Blum & Ryan Ellis were shoe-ins to come to Preds camp, but Chris Mueller also may be getting the call.

World Junior Rewind: Team USA’s Forwards | The United States of Hockey
High marks here for Preds draftee Jimmy Vesey, "the surprise story of the tournament for Team USA".

Trotz expects backup goaltenders to play a big role in 2013 - Nashville Predators Examiner
Be ready, Mase. I feel quite good about having him as the backup this season.

Swedes, Finns getting along with Nashville Predators' affiliate | The Tennessean
Don Cherry once had a great line about "Swedes & Finns in December" as being the consummate example of non-physical hockey, but it's traditionally a bitter rivalry.

Yesterday, David Poile spoke to the media, so today it was Barry Trotz's turn:


Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Ilya Kovalchuk speaks: "Not in a hurry to get to America…time will tell" | Backhand Shelf
This NHL/KHL agreement to honor each other's contracts is going just swimmingly, isn't it?

IIHF president willing to find ‘solutions’ to keep NHLers in Olympics - The Globe and Mail
Here's a loose thread that will still hang out there...

Dallas Stars, Dallas Cowboys Trade Twitter Barbs - Defending Big D
Well done, Stars.

CNN moves forward with Bleacher Report replacing Sports Illustrated - Awful Announcing
LOL

Hottest NHL Players 2013 - Cosmopolitan
Sorry, ladies, the one Nashville Predator on this list is married. He's quite the purse-holder, though.

While You Were Sleeping – The Nemeses Within | The Committed Indian
One of the drunken louts up in Chicago surveys the Central Division.

Harlem Globetrotters hit the ice to fill Winter Classic void; win, as usual (VIDEO) | Puck Daddy
You've got to love the Globetrotters.

GETTING A CHANCE: #FlaPanthers Bringing In Veterans Kovalev, Kostitsyn, Svatos on Try Outs | On Frozen Pond
Two former Predators are getting a chance at the Panthers' camp.

On hockey: Not all NHL teams happy with new CBA - Hockey - Boston.com
Well, boo-hoo.

How the NHL’s salary cap could hit $90-million - The Globe and Mail
If smaller market teams can't keep pace with a rising floor, that's an issue between the owners, and they need to sort it out.

Looking at a 48-game season: regulation and overtime wins just got a whole lot more important | Backhand Shelf
The "loser point" for an OT/SO loss still stinks.

Trades, cheat deals and more CBA details - Cross Checks Blog - ESPN
Pay attention to the "Luongo Rule", as it could apply to Shea Weber at one point, as well.

Deadly Accurate | mc79hockey.com
It's hard to take projection systems seriously when they don't disclose their underlying methods, writes Tyler.

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