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Thursday's Dump & Chase: Pekka's (Sort of) Back!

In pads. Skating around. Facing shots. This is all great news. We still don't really know when we'll see him in a game, and I don't think he'll play more than ten, but that's certainly better than zero. Let's keep our fingers crossed for his continued progress.

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Nashville Predators News

Predators give Rinne ice time during practice | The Tennessean

Including video of him doing hockey-type stuff.

Shea Weber's power-play goal in third helps Canada survive Latvia - ABC News

Just for chuckles, look up the Latvian roster. And the Canadians are The Greatest Team Ever? I don't think so.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Islanders F Tavares out for rest of season with knee injury-TSN

I'm sure Islanders fans are happy he got to represent his country for a couple of games though. Or not.

Why the NHL Should Send Players to 2018 Olympics-The Hockey Writers

Sure…my favorite players should get another chance to get injured for no reason.

Russian coach takes shot at Ovechkin after loss - Sportsnet.ca

Sure…because this was TOTALLY on him. Whatever.

2014 Winter Olympics: Pictures of sad Russian fans after loss to Finland | Puck Drunk Love

LOLOLOLOLOLOLOL.

Teemu Selanne laughs at the experts as Finland advances | Puck Daddy

A goal and an assist yesterday…he just keeps on truckin'.

Rumor Roundup: Where will Hemsky, Gagner and Schultz be traded? | Post-to-Post

Three more days, then it's open season on trades.

Former Hockey Enforcer Steve Bosse Makes UFC Debut April 16th | FOX Sports

He finally found a sport where he's allowed to punch people.

Minor League Goalie Fined For Tripping Mascot-Deadspin

Try that on Gnash and see what happens.