Friday's Dump & Chase: No Surprises

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We would've loved to have that game last night, if for no other reason than to send Sign Guy here out into the snow feeling like an idiot. But the Bruins are a better team, so coming away with a point was a pretty decent result. The next two games are very winnable…in fact, we NEED both. We'll see what happens.

Nashville Predators News

David Poile made the best of a tough situation Thursday | Examiner.com

Yeah, some of the things said while building Team USA were a bit out of line (looking at you, Brian Burke). But the access was given, and those reporters had a duty to report what happened. To think a team should be given editorial control over accurate coverage just because they don't like it is insane, and I'm sure on some level, Poile understands that.

Fisher's one mistake erases a solid game | The Tennessean

Off to The Doghouse!

Grading the Predators halfway through the season | nashvillepost.com

Lots of C's and D's, which is what you'd expect, really.

Preds (including Seth Jones) OK with missing out on Olympics | ProHockeyTalk

Me too.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Ottawa Senators Bobby Ryan calls Team USA's Brian Burke gutless after Sochi Olympics snub |  SI.com

I wouldn't call it "gutless" but it was a stupid thing to say. Or think.

NHL Award Favorites Halfway Through 2013-14-The Hockey Writers

Who's on your list?

Panthers use tarps to improve attendance numbers - Sporting News

It is much easier to sell all the tickets when there are fewer of them.

Fantasy Hockey: The 20 biggest shocks, stars and trends of 2013 | Puck Daddy

For those of you that "play". I retired from fantasy sports in 2011.

Lundqvist mask pays tribute to Yankee legends - Sportsnet.ca

That's it. He's dead to me.

US agents seize $723,000 in fake sport gear - ContraCostaTimes.com

Shame on you for trying to buy a reasonably priced counterfeit jersey!

Behind The Mask: Kari Lehtonen keeping Stars afloat | CBC Sports

If we combine our two top 20ish goaltenders, does that equal one in the top 10?

Video: Red Wings fan fails at a videobomb | Puck Drunk Love

LOLOLOLOLOL. Out loud.

Backyard Hockey Rink Features Homemade Zamboni-Deadspin

It should say "Zamboni", but still pretty cool.

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