Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Sharks Get Quick'd

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The Kings have the best goalie left in the playoffs, and that, along with home ice, were enough for LA to move on. I don't really like it, but as long as this man is happy, I can deal with it. Chicago and Detroit face off tonight in a Game 7 of their own...I wonder who the Kings are rooting for?

Nashville Predators News

Smashville 24/7 - STPM: #1 vs. #5

#1 all the way.

Annual Report Card: Brandon Yip | The Predatorial

This grade is, um, generous.

Tomas Vokoun has reduced Marc-Andre Fleury into an afterthought - PensBurgh

Barring a severe meltdown, the former Predator is going to be the starter the rest of the way.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

A different, hardier kind of Sharks postseason exit, but still another exit | Mercury News

While I'm sure they're disappointed, this isn't nearly as bad as the Sharks failures of seasons past.

Red Wings need big things from Datsyuk, Zetterberg tonight | Detroit Free Press

If they want to win, they should throw Tootoo in there.

NHL chief Gary Bettman: 'Hockey is thriving in California' - LA Times

I guess that's true.

After Blackhawks’ penalty shot, what do we really want from NHL playoff officiating? | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports

A penalty in the first game of the regular season should be a penalty in Game 7 of the Finals.

5 NHL announcers who deserve more airtime- Awful Announcing

They misspelled "Pete Weber" and "Terry Crisp" again.

Valeri Nichushkin and the Imaginary Russian Factor | The Hockey Writers

Imaginary or not, I'd be surprised if the Preds pick him.

The NHL is Down to Three Active Players Who Appeared in NHL '94-Kotaku

It's the end of an era.

On playing through injuries in playoffs | Backhand Shelf

"Playing with injuries has as much effect on your head as it does your body."-Because you have a concussion.

MacKinnon moves back ahead of Jones in ISS draft rankings-TSN

What will Colorado do? (see below)

Patrick Roy's memorable Mile High City moments | CBC Sports

Say hello to the Avs' new Coach/VP of Hockey Ops/ Lunatic. (see above)

The 8 game glitches of the week | Franchise Mode

The Breakdancing Check is the best, for sure.

What To Do If You're On Kiss Cam With Your Sibling - Buzzfeed

Are we done with the Kiss Cam yet? 'Cause it feels a little tired.

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