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Kimmo Timonen announced this will be his last season. Now Timonen has hopes of capturing a Stanley Cup with Chicago for a final kick at the can. In the spirit of players like Timonen and Ray Bourque, what current Cup-less NHL veteran would you like to see be a rental or play their final year in Nashville and help with a cup run in the future?

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Nashville Predators News

Predators' Mike Ribeiro sued for alleged sexual assault on nanny | CBC Sports
This is some pretty alarming and serious stuff.

A Few Minutes With Seth Jones | USA Hockey Magazine

Just a few.

Filip Forsberg leads all NHL rookies in Calder Trophy race - NHL.com

Prepare yourselves for when he doesn't win it.

No panic in Nashville locker room after fifth straight defeat | Rinkside Report

Good to know.

Predators' Ryan Ellis finding his groove again | The Tennessean
If he can stay in the lineup.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Kimmo Timonen to retire after this season | Second City Hockey
Chicago's new defensemen will be hanging up his skates in June. He's trying to make it count with a contender.

Stars' Seguin skates for 1st time since knee injury | theScore
Seguin could return in a week.

Stars lose Daley for 2-4 weeks after Martin knee-on-knee | ProHockeyTalk
Martin got a one game suspension for the hit.

Red Army: An Interview With Director Gabe Polsky | Mile High Hockey
Great documentary I can't recommend enough (you can watch it with your significant other/friends who don't follow hockey and they will still enjoy it) and Gabe Polsky is a very interesting interview.

It's Not About the Size (though that can help) | Hockey Wilderness
Yet another article about size being a factor in winning. One thing to take into consideration - can the biggest teams in the league skate like the Wild can?

How Vancouver's Penalty Kill Has Missed Edler and Tanev | CanucksArmy
On the verge of being pushed out of a playoff spot, the Canucks are missing their legion of injured players.

Antropov launches butt-end in KHL playoff game | Sportsnet.ca
Nik Antropov appeared to launch a butt-end towards Chad Kolarik of Avangard Omsk in a KHL playoff game on Thursday.

NHL Trade Deadline Notebook: Western Conference | NHLNumbers.com
A run down of all the Western Conference transactions at the deadline.

Panthers' Luongo to miss next 2 games, Montoya out 2 weeks | theScore
Hopefully Luongo is only out two games or else the Cats are doomed.

Patrick Wiercioch: analytics vs. eyeball test | TSN
Great assessment of Patrick Weircoich and the eyeball test relative to his analytics.

Ron Wilson: Kessel right to back Phaneuf | Sportsnet.ca
Ron Wilson: fan of Phaneuf, piles-on Phil Kessel publicly.

Mike Smith Coyotes retro mask features Alice Cooper | Puck Daddy
Smith's mask is horrifying like his save percentage.

Capitals' Ovechkin out with lower-body injury | Sportsnet.ca
Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin is listed as day-to-day with a lower body injury and will miss Thursday’s game against the Minnesota Wild.

Bettman not concerned with slowing Vegas ticket momentum | ESPN
Probably because if it continues to not be great, the NHL loses nothing.