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Saturday's Dump & Chase: PK Does it Again

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PK is the man y'all.

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PK has done it yet again in Nashville by surprising a few kids with sickle cell anemia with a day they will never forget.

The Predators brought PK in to bring notoriety to the Predators, but they also brought him in because of the wonderful things he does off the ice. PK certainly has found a welcome home in Nashville. If you want to support the great cause PK is championing you can start by checking out his website at pinitforward.co.

World Junior Update

The World Junior Championship is an event every hockey fan should watch. They are really the last bastion of pure international competition in hockey. Not only that, but you get to see future NHL stars emerge on the biggest stage outside of the NHL. Last year, for example, we got to see Patrik Laine step up and show why he has the best shot to come out of the draft since Alex Ovechkin.

This year, the Predators have 3 prospects heading to the World Juniors, which will start on December 26 and end on January 5. I will have an in-depth preview up on Monday, December 26, but for now here are your Predators prospects representing their respective countries.

Dante Fabbro (Canada) Boston University, NCAA

Patrick Harper (USA) Boston University, NCAA

Yakov Trenin (Russia) Gatineau Olympiques, QMJHL

Dump & Chase

With it being Christmas Eve today is more of an open thread comment section. Want to talk about how mediocre the Predators are? Go ahead. Want to talk about PK? Go ahead. Want to talk about the upcoming World Juniors? Go ahead. Here are a few links to get the conversation going:

Cody Bass Suspended by the AHL | Admirals Roundtable
Welp...

What The NHL Really Means To Las Vegas | Forbes
I always enjoy a good Forbes article as it relates to the NHL.

Jagr assist puts him behind only Gretzky in NHL scoring | CBC
The Jagermeister keeps on being the man.

World Junior Championship Group B preview | NHL.com
USA and Canada are going to battle it out for supremacy with this group.

5 Biggest Surprises In The NHL In 2016-17 Season | CBS Philly
Even though it's not the official midway point of the season, and the NHL year has yet to reach any significant milestone, here's a look at some of the biggest surprises around the league thus far.

NHL Year in Review: Avalanche, Islanders among the league’s most disappointing teams | SBNation.com
2016 was not kind to some — and a roller coaster for others...cough...cough...Nashville...cough...cough...