We just want to see more celebrations like this... - Frederick Breedon
The talk around Smashville these days is all about the Nashville Predators offense, or lack thereof. Is the current drought a temporary lull, or are there more fundamental issues at work?
Nashville Predators News
Predators remain patient through offensive struggles | Nashville City Paper
As long as their defensive game is sound, at least there's a foundation to build upon.
Nashville Predators' offense continues to struggle | The Tennessean
When will one of the bars around Bridgestone Arena start offering deals on shots?
Pekka Rinne's brilliance makes him the Hart Trophy favorite so far - NHL.com
Here's one bright side of the Preds' offensive woes - it puts the spotlight on the goaltending.
Fraser: A look at Paul Gaustad's delay of game penalty - TSN
Retired ref Kerry Fraser, with the benefit of multiple replays, says he wouldn't have made that infamous call on Gaustad.
Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey
NHL and IOC in Olympic stand-off - The Globe and Mail
If you don't like the public persona of Gary Bettman, what until you get a load of René Fasel.
Ask Matty: Key NHL players who could be dealt - Edmonton Journal
There's one UFA defenseman in here who could be a great fit for the Preds, I'll have more on that at another time.
2013 Season: The Blue Jackets at the Quarter Pole - The Cannon
See that's the problem in Columbus, they don't know whether they're in the first or last quarter of the season.
Here’s an actual video of an actual ref actually fighting an actual player in Russia | Backhand Shelf
I have a feeling that officials all over the world will sympathize with this guy.
Joe Buck tries his hand at announcing St. Louis Blues hockey - Awful Announcing
The football/baseball guy takes a shot at hockey during a visit with Darren Pang & John Kelly.
David Backes: Blues "Don't Have That Desperation" - St. Louis Game Time
Doesn't he realize that it's early February? How can you not play with desperation at a time like this?
The Edmonton Oilers switched coaches, but nothing seems to have changed | Edmonton Journal
Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.