Before we get into today's links, I'll share some of the morning news show that plagues this area.
But the drive here wasn't bad.
Earlier this year, I met some hockey fans down here. They were both drunk, and jerks.
Headed to the Lightning game on Tuesday, so expect a full report on that this Wednesday.
And now, the news.
Nashville Predators News & Notes
Predators mailbag: Is Mike Ribeiro making an impact? | Tennessean.com
Lots of questions, and Adam delivers the mail better than Mr. McFeely ever did.
Goodbye 2015 | HockeyUnfiltered.com
AND HEY LOOK It's Adam Vingan on here too. We're not recording a Predcast episode, so this should quell your hockey audio craving.
Ranking GMs most likely to make trades | ESPN
Where does David Poile land? Top 10.
Four possible trade destinations for Blue Jackets' Ryan Johansen - Sportsnet.ca
"With Ryan Johansen the latest to be the subject of trade speculation, here are four landing spots that would make sense for the young forward." HINT: Nashville is one of them.
Other Hockey News
One More Before They Go | BlueJackets Xtra
Johansen was skating beside Rene Bourque and Boone Jenner at practice.
Stamkos denies wanting out of Tampa Bay, rift - Article - TSN
Honestly, I buy what he's selling.
2004 World Junior Championship final between United States and Canada | Sunday Long Read
Some love for Al Montoya in this, and that's always great.
Crosby misses practice with lower body injury | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Coach Sullivan says the Penguins’ center is "day to day," and may have been injured in third period of loss to Hurricanes.
Blackhawks' Marian Hossa out vs. Sharks | CSN Chicago
Hossa missed the Sharks game. With Kruger out and Hossa hurt, the Predators may have passed the injury bug over to Chicago.
Jaromir Jagr moves to fourth all-time in goals with career tally No. 732 - SBNation.com
A historic goal for Mr. Jaromir Jagr. And he's still a gorgeous human being.
The Strange Case Of John Scott And The NHL All-Star Game | Deadspin
If we can't troll our own league, what good is this world?
Jonathon Blum’s hockey career rejuvenates in Russia | Duluth News Tribune
Big things were planned for Jon Blum in Nashville, once. But his failure in 2012 allowed Roman Josi to seize his spot, and he never looked back.
Where to Eat on Christmas in Nashville - Eater Nashville
ML Rose for Christmas, ya filthy animal.