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That which we call a fenwick
By any other name would look as insightful in large samples.
- William Shakespeare

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Nashville Predators News

Game at Nassau Means Many Things to Nystrom, Bitetto | Nashville Predators
Similar to The Tennessean's story yesterday (which is in yesterday's Dump and Chase) but with Bitetto included.

Same-old-Islanders is a thing of past with their mature attitude - Newsday

I guess they were expected to act like babies or something after the win? I don't follow.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Quiet deadline expected for Hawks despite rumors | Second City Hockey
The Blackhawks' salary cap situation keeps coming up, even though the team doesn't need to deal with it until the offseason.

Caps Win, Backstrom Tied For NHL Scoring Lead | Japers' Rink
Big time contributions from tied-for-the-NHL-point-lead Nicklas Backstrom and NHL-goal-scoring-leader Alex Ovechkin paved the way to the Caps' third consecutive victory against a one-time division foe.

Revamped fourth line leads Sharks over Stars | Fear The Fin
San Jose moves back into a playoff spot with 5-2 victory.

The Doob Abides: Putting Dubnyk's Play in Context | Hockey Wilderness
How sustainable is his .930 save percentage Preds fans? [Holds microphone out towards crowd]

Should Calgary Flames buy at the trade deadline? | Sportsnet.ca
Calgary has a lot to be optimistic about in the coming years. They can add if they be careful and don't give up too much. The Flames are not a cup contender and should not go all in this season.

The Edmonton Oilers could go from a wretched centre ice depth chart to one loaded with talent | Edmonton Journal
Unless the Oilers get a veteran or Roy/Draisaitl have a complete turn around (unlikely in the case of the former) I don't think it will be that much better.

Redesigned NHL.com won’t use terms ‘Corsi’ and ‘Fenwick’ | ProHockeyTalk
Instead, they'll be called "shot attempts" and "unblocked shot attempts."

The secret to Bo Horvat’s success? Doing everything backwards | The Hockey News
Veteran things to learn include spinning a soccer ball on your finger.

Vancouver Canucks' options at March 2 trade deadline | ESPN
It sounds as if the Canucks have no interest in sacrificing future assets just to pick up help for the next few weeks because the team is banged up, writes ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun.

Eric Young, TNA wrestler, sees Stadium Series as return to his roots | NHL.com
TNA wrestler Eric Young grew up in Ontario playing outdoor hockey. He is also a Preds fan.

Kings, Sharks set for most important Stadium Series game ever? | SI.com
I'm still not convinced it will sellout.

Canadiens’ Emelin out six weeks with shoulder injury | The Hockey News
Canadiens, Emelin both say "ouchie!"

Where does Quick rank among NHL goalies? | TSN
I mean, he's not $58-million for 10 years good.