Nashville News & Notes
Three reasons for Predators' lackluster offense | The Tennessean
A rundown of how the Preds offense has been less than stellar.
Predators' Swedish players form family far from home | The Tennessean
The Swedes make pasta and discuss being besties.
World Junior Championship
Top prospect Auston Matthews among 10 reasons to follow the World Juniors | CBSSports
Why you should watch: it's a fun way to get a first look at the upcoming draft and being able to tweet out patriotic gifts is a favored pasttime.
United States beats Canada in world junior hockey championship opener | ESPN
From my eye, the game was pretty even, with bounces going the winner's way after a couple of powerplay goals on bad calls.
IIHF World Junior Championship: Five things learned from Day 1 | NHL.com
The status of Swedish forward William Nylander will be critical for their team and the rest of the tournament.
Alcohol banned from stands at world junior hockey championship | The Globe and Mail
Mitten flasks may be the most Canadian thing I've ever heard of.
Different Paths: How does the Islanders' rebuild stand up to its peers? | Lighthouse Hockey
"Winnipeg's rebuild has been almost boringly steady". Definitely boring.
Gostisbehere's recovery and rise to stardom inspired by sister | Philly.com
Shayne Gostisbehere's sister was a key factor in his road to the NHL.
History made by two former Union hockey players - Times Union
Two Union grads are living the dream in the NWHL.
Glenn Center is Everblades hockey’s boom box | Naples News
An ECHL game music director shares how he got the gig and his tricks to keep it fresh.
Habs ask Kassian not to report to AHL affiliate (Updated) | ProHockeyTalk
There is "information [Therrien] can't divulge right now", but Kassian has been asked not to report to the IceCaps.
2016 NHL draft: Deeper class than originally expected | USA Today
The 2016 draft may shake out better than originally predicted, but we won't know for a while. Maybe take a break, eat a sandwich, come back in 2020.