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Good morning. Many citizens of this region will likely wake up and decide that "hockey is the sport for me this year". And they should. As a whole, this fanbase does have a lot of fun. We should be looking to become the New Orleans Saints of hockey, especially with that whole memorable title run thing. So if you are asked questions at your work or by your friends about the game, either help them out or send them our way. Positions are available on this bandwagon.

Three members of the #TENNESSWEDEN faction are here to say "hello" to you.
Three members of the #TENNESSWEDEN faction are here to say "hello" to you.
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Nashville Predators News

Predators send former first-round pick Kevin Fiala to AHL | Tennessean.com
Biggest news of the day involves the team sending their best non-NHL prospect back to the farm for more seasoning. Confidence in the roster? Or long-term plans? Or both?

Taylor Beck Hits Waivers After Heading to Islanders - TSS
They should claim him, just for the lulz.

Around the Realm of Hockey

Carolina Hurricanes’ goalie battle just getting started | News & Observer
Carolina is going to be a major player at the trade deadline this year.

Meghan Duggan Addition Closes NWHL Rosters - TSS
That's a big addition for Buffalo. The NWHL is going to likely be the best women's league in sports, and not just because it's hockey. I say "going to be" because I'm counting a merger with the CWHL before too long.

ASU hockey ready for jump from 'urban legend' to NCAA Division I | AZCentral.com
I'm pretty certain they would've played USC tougher than the football team did.

Botchford: Horvat determined to avoid ‘sophomore slump’ | The Province
Canucks see 20-year-old centre mainly as defensive, match-up player. Good thing they brought in Brenden Sutter, right?

Anze Kopitar, Drew Doughty see rested Los Angeles Kings making another playoff run - 2015-2016 Season Preview
Yep, every other year.

2015-16 NHL season preview - Six things about the new season that have us jacked | ESPN.com
Sure, include a picture of Patrick Roy next to "coach's challenge".

Calgary Flames: Puck Daddy’s 2015-16 NHL Season Preview | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
They’ll regress, but not enough to have the Canucks or Oilers catch them in the division.

Blackhawks extend Seabrook with 8-year, $54.8M contract - Sportsnet.ca
What cap troubles?

Not Hockey

Utah got a re-punt against Oregon thanks to the camera wire, so it ran a fake - SBNation.com
First time we've seen that happen, right?

Photographer Bill Yates unearths album of photos taken at Sweetheart Rink, Florida | Daily Mail Online
The Sweetheart Rink was the place to be in downtown Tampa when photographer Bill Yates, then 26, stumbled upon it during his final year of college at the University of South Florida.

A Guide to Where to Eat in Antioch - Eater Nashville
Antioch tends to get overlooked in the overall Nashville dining scene, but the truth is this suburb is home to some of the most diverse restaurant offerings in town. And Casa Fiesta is one of my favorite places on Earth. I hope they run the catering in Heaven.