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Tuesday's Dump & Chase: Brodin isn't good enough for Ryan Suter (Source: Ryan Suter)

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Let us all shed a tear for the star-crossed defender. As a perfect way to one-up Thomas Vanek, who criticized the Wild's center depth, Suter just whined about his partner being left-handed. Ryan... great players overcome adversity, bad coaching, questionable roster moves, and even stupid uniforms.

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Nashvile Predators News & Notes

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Good. Own it.

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1-4-1 will have everyone questioning stuff.

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Imagine how great this kid can be when he's not being double teamed all the time.

Other NHL/Hockey News & Notes

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Okay.

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"The deal I can see — Malkin to Carolina for Eric Staal." He really said that.

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Fischler had a bad, bad playoff season last year. Same guy who thought the Rangers would go 7-0 against the Lightning in the playoffs.

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With the Wild mired in a slump, star defenseman Ryan Suter picked a bad time and way to complain about being paired with Jonas Brodin.

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#BENGHAZI

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Fantasy sports companies weigh leaving U.S. market amid DraftKings, Fanduel controversy | ESPN
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