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We told you. We told you that Nashville's center depth was shaky. We told you that relying on 35 year old Mike Fisher for the entire year (again) was risky as hell. We like Mike Fisher, but we know he's 35 and getting over two rough surgeries. And now he's hurt again. So here we are, with a team so injured that Cody Bass got called up, and played.

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But before we get into anything, let's take a moment to chuckle at this.

We like Adam a lot. Now let's do the damn thing.

Nashville Predators News

Depleted Admirals Fall 3-2 Against The Moose | Admirals Roundtable
Fiala scored!

But that's not all.

WHUT?!?

OH MAN THIS KID IS STRAIGHT UP HEEL.

Oh. Carry on.

Video: Pekka Rinne’s zero-margin-of-error stick save | ProHockeyTalk
No surprise that this inspired a video review.

30 Thoughts: An easy fix for Dubinsky-Crosby incident - Sportsnet.ca
In this week's 30 Thoughts Elliotte Friedman outlines a potential opportunity to overhaul the league's supplemental discipline system. Will the NHL listen? Naw. But he goes into detail of Little Viktor's brush with the law.

Other Hockey and NHL Related News

Six under-the-radar NHL performances in 2015-16 - Sportsnet.ca
Fully agree on most of these.

Chara: 'Nice to win' but Boston Bruins need to improve systems play | CSNNE.com
Zdeno Chara is glued back together, so the Bruins are back to being themselves. Kinda.

Nicholson: Loss to Leafs was 'rock bottom' - Article - TSN
It is the Leafs, after all.

Tortorella challenges players' conditioning during practice | BlueJackets Xtra
"There were moments Monday during a 50-minute Blue Jackets practice that felt more like training camp than the regular season. It certainly felt out of place with a game tonight at the Montreal Canadiens."

Trip to big Apple still a good time for Colorado Avalanche - The Denver Post
The Avs are in town for the tree lighting ceremony, featuring Sting, Carly Rae Jepsen, and James Taylor.

Robby Fabbri, Jared McCann, Jake Virtanen could still play for Canada at 2016 World Junior Championship | 2016 World Junior Championship
Last year the Oilers didn't let Leon Draisaitl join Germany for the WJC's. It'll be interesting what they choose to do with McDavid.

Kevin Klein knockout means it’s Dylan McIlrath time for Rangers | New York Post
At this time last week, the Rangers were the healthiest team in the league. Now we're going to learn who Dylan McIlrath is.

Phil Kessel nets double skate deflection goal thanks to some great puck luck - SBNation.com
Lots of puck luck in action on this goal.

Not Hockey

Nashville Bakery Heatmap: The Best Holiday Baked Goods - Eater Nashville
BELLEVUE REPRESENTING!

Los Angeles, the college football town - SBNation.com
Longform. Great read.

McLaren’s perfect supercar: tearing up the track in the 666-horsepower 675LT | The Verge
Want.