Tuesday's Dump & Chase: The Unruly (Blackhawks) Fan

Gregory Shamus

They're baaaaack! Although probably fewer of them, with it being a school night and all. We know we can't "Keep the Red Out" through some silly ticket policy, so what CAN we do? How about enforcing the freaking arena rules that are already in place for EVERYBODY? Because it seems like they're suspended a bit when the Hawks come to town. All those giant Indian headdresses that obstruct the views of regular people just trying to watch the game? Well, those are ok, but holding up a sign THAT DOES THE EXACT SAME THING violates Bridgestone Arena policy. Why is it different? Make 'em take that stupid thing off and walk it back to the car. Are patrons allowed to be visibly intoxicated at the arena? This might surprise you, but NO! The line on intoxication is different for everyone, of course, but if you're standing in line for a beer swaying back and forth IN THE FIRST PERIOD, you may be done for the night. The bottom line is that the team needs to take more control over what people are doing AFTER they've purchased a ticket, not worry about what jersey that person has in the closet when they buy it. Every NFL team has a text line to report bad behavior in the stands, and recently, the NBA even got into the act. Perhaps it's time for the NHL to do the same…and it wouldn't hurt for the Preds to lead the way. THAT might "Keep the Red Out".

Nashville Predators News

Nashville Predators' season by the numbers so far | The Tennessean

They can get back to .500 with a win tonight.

The Predcast -Predators on the right track or just lucky? - The Predatorial

Probably neither. We'll see if they can sustain it soon enough.

Predators see what Stalberg showed in Chicago, not what they envisioned | nashvillepost.com

He's on pace for 10 goals, you guys!

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Reports: Thornton will appeal 15-game suspension | ProHockeyTalk

Sure, why not? It's not like they can give him MORE games if he loses.

Lucic rips hometown Vancouver after bar fight - Sportsnet.ca

Vancouver is one of the most dangerous and violent (hockey) cities in the world.

Ten Worst NHL Player Surprises - SI.com

Who's #1?

This is a nasty shot by Nathan MacKinnon - SBNation.com

#Skill

Down Goes Brown: Brian Burke interviews candidates for the Flames' GM job: The top secret transcript

How'd he get his hands on this?

San Jose Sharks Christmas party just put your team’s holiday video to shame | Puck Daddy

A pretty solid effort here.

Caps Fan Takes Puck To Face, Waits Until After OT To Get Stitches-Deadspin

I think the head trauma might have altered her decision-making ability on this one.

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