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Jon's done a great job of profiling the Predators' options at the Trade Deadline. With this team straddling the line in the race to a wild card spot Poile needs to do something to improve their chances.

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Nashville Predators News & Notes

NHL - Central Division - Buyers and sellers at trade deadline | ESPN
Options for the Predators according to Craig Custance: Jonathan Drouin (no,) Erik Staal (no,) and Chris Kreider (I can dig.)

From The Files Of Criminal Robbery: Case #27- Filip Forsberg | LA Sports Hub
This just in: the verdict is out and David Poile will be serving 10 years in federal prison for robbery.

Rinne allowing goals in bunches much more than usual | Nashville Post
Nashville's goalie has allowed at least four goals to get past him 12 times in 45 games. That puts him on pace for more 4 goals-against games than at any other point in his career.

Predators must improve league-worst save percentage | Tennessean
"Goalie's got to play well, but the team's got to play well in front of you, too."- Pekka Rinne It's a two-way street. The team needs to limit the high-danger chances and Pekka needs to be better, as well.

Around the World of Hockey

NHL scores 2016: Connor McDavid racks up another incredible night against Toronto | SB Nation
ICYMI Connor McDavid is god...

Report: Carey Price not likely to return to the Habs any time soon | Eyes On The Prize
Price is gone; as is the relevancy of the Canadiens in the playoffs...

This is the best Capitals team ever, and they are dominating the NHL | CBS Sports
So now that the Predators have gone through all the necessary roster changes that Laviolette brought around can we have Trotz back?

Team USA Roster Projections | ESPN
This roster doesn't even compare to Team Canada's...

NHL rumors: Latest buzz around trades, coach firings, signings | SI.com
It's only a matter of time before Stamkos heads up to Toronto with Vesey and completes their dream roster.

Sielski: Flyers' Hakstol evolving as NHL coach | Philly.com
This was an interesting signing when it happened. Going from the NCAA to the NHL has to be a transition, even for coaches.

Ryan Murray signs extension | Columbus Blue Jackets
Can we just rig the lottery draft so that Columbus gets Auston Matthews?

Baffoe: The NHL Draft In Chicago Is True Love | CBS Chicago
As good as the Chicago Blackhawks have been in drafting young talent over the past few years, there definitely is love in the air.

Red Wings Gameday: Is red-hot Petr Mrazek the NHL's best goaltender right now? | MLive.com
The Predators have a young Czech goaltender in their pipeline and it'll be interesting to see if he backs up Pekka next season.