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The hated Columbus Blue Jackets are in town.

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The Predators play at home tonight against the Blue Jackets in preseason game #5. There should be plenty to keep you entertained. Marek Mazanec played Saturday night, so is it Juuse Saros' turn? Will Josi return to the lineup, and if so, will he be paired with P.K. Subban? Speaking of defensemen, will we see Seth Jones?

It all goes down at the Bridge at 7 PM. Be there.

Predators News

Training Camp Day 12: Sissons Finding His Role
One of the few players that stood out to me on Saturday was Sissons. Very consistent, active at both ends of the ice, and skates well. I'm telling you, this 4th line is going to be so, so much better.

Predators' Filip Forsberg becoming more than goal-scorer
AV brings a solid spotlight here. I'm sticking to my guns that Forsberg doesn't need to be on the penalty kill anymore. He's too talented to be spending almost 2 minutes of ice-time every night 80 feet from the opposing goal.

Jackman ready to announce NHL retirement | Morning Skate | stltoday.com
While I still don't really get why Nashville bought him out, I guess now is as good a time as any. Tough final game to play in the NHL though.

Hockey News

Niklas Hjalmarsson suspended through season opener
Who do the Hawks play on opening night again?

Fantasy hockey cheat sheet for 2016-17
Ok, nerds, why is Taylor Hall the 5th ranked LW behind Johnny Gaudreau and Artemi Panarin? Explain please.

Dan Boyle expected to announce retirement – ProHockeyTalk
I'm so confused. I thought he already retired. What is this double retirement business?

Blues release Nystrom, Porter from PTOs – ProHockeyTalk
There is but one option for Nystrom at this point: Game Ops DJ

Coyotes 2.0 Isn't A Tagline?
What is... Are they... Is this a troll? Is this real? I'm baffled.

The five most hated types of teammates | The Hockey News
As a former coach, I recognize a lot of these types. Certain players just allow themselves to fulfill the stereotype assigned to them. Especially "The Coach's Son."

The NHL is a young man's game - Article - TSN
I only really see Matthews and Laine making significant contributions this year.