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Tuesday's Dump & Chase: Winter Classic on the Chopping Block

Next up on the NHL's list of milestones during this lockout is the cancellation of the Winter Classic, the regular season's most anticipated event. It's like the league is trying to drive fans away...

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Patrick McDermott

Nashville Predators News

Hörnqvist leaves his Swiss club |
Patric Hornqvist is taking a step up, into the top Swiss national league. Reports are that he'll join Fribourg-Gotteron.

Frozen Faceoff | NHL: Nashville
Take a visual walk through the history of the center ice designs the Preds have used over the years.

Predators pursue events as lockout delays season - Nashville Business Journal
The Preds are doing their best to keep the arena busy, but nothing fills the building like a regular hockey schedule.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

As NHL lockout drags, Winter Classic to be canceled, source says - ESPN
According to this, the Winter Classic could get the ax on Thursday. Stupid, stupid, stupid.

Kypreos on NHL: The silent majority -
Might the players be more united than the owners?

Down Goes Brown: Inside Gary Bettman's annual Halloween party
Try to laugh through all the tears.

Racists hurl "Monkey, monkey!" chants at Wayne Simmonds in Czech Republic - Broad Street Hockey
The only good thing to come out of this was the immediate and forthright response from the team involved.

NBA licensing revenue climbing - SportsBusiness Daily | SportsBusiness Journal
Encouraging news for NHL executives who wonder about the impact of the lockout on fan behavior...

What An NHL Lockout Has In Common With SEO - Slingshot SEO
Yup, we're pretty much desperate for anything hockey-related these days!

Sports Radio Interviews - Mike Keenan On NHL Lockout: "There Is A Lot Of Danger … We Will Lose This Season"
Iron Mike sounds pretty grim.

From Russia with Shove It | Backhand Shelf
Might the NHL cost itself somewhat in the eyes of European players given this continuing tradition of lockouts?

USA Hockey Celebrates 75th Birthday Today | The United States of Hockey

A primer to the hockey beer league: Making the most of the NHL Lockout - The Globe and Mail
Man, I need to get back to the rink...

Senators to sponsor new PGA Tour golfer Fritsch | ProHockeyTalk
The zinger comes in the final sentence here!