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Sunday's Dump & Chase: Happy Stadium Series Day!

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Some people think outdoor games are a played out excuse by the league to trot out their favored cash cow franchises, and they're not wrong. But they're also a great spectacle. Setting off fireworks when the home team wins appeals to me as an American, and who turns down an excuse to day drink?

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Nashville News & Notes

Preds Finding Chemistry, Consistency Among Forward Lines | Nashville Predators
As frustrating as Saturday's loss was, the top two lines' ability to control the puck in the offensive zone was very nice to watch.

Ribeiro Having Another Strong Season for Predators | TSS
Despite how unsatisfying his play is at times, he's still racking up points.

Erie goaltender Devin Williams enjoys seeing Saginaw's 'home' ice | MLive.com
Williams has skated in two camps with the Preds, although he is currently a free agent.

Around Hockey

QMJHL to start 2016-17 season at later date | Sportsnet.ca
Probably a good move, for all the reasons outlined here.

Report: Islanders are looking to get out of Brooklyn | ProHockeyTalk
The situation in Brooklyn is untenable both from an Islanders perspective and a Barclay's perspective.

Blue Jackets notebook | Seth Jones learning to forget mistakes | BlueJackets Xtra
While an increase in ice time and responsibility has allowed Jones to shine, there's more opportunity to make big mistakes.

Injury Delays Culmination of Amanda Kessel’s Career | The New York Times
While she's at the end of her collegiate career, I'm looking forward to what she does in the future.

Why has Jonathan Toews seen his offense drop this season? | Puck Daddy
Just spitballing here, but it might have something to do with skating next to Andrew Shaw instead of Brandon Saad.

Fifty years ago, the NHL expanded – and pro hockey changed forever | The Globe and Mail
Terry Crisp features in this retrospective.

NHL, NHLPA yet to sell corporate ads for World Cup uniforms | TSN
Lack of advertiser interest may save us from ads on jerseys.

WATCH: Penguins' Kris Letang penalized for stealing opponent's stick | CBSSports
Kris Letang did not have himself the best game versus Tampa on Saturday.

Shayne Gostisbehere: Still a machine for Flyers in OT | ProHockeyTalk
There are enough games in the season for him to break the American point streak record, for what it's worth.

Special anniversary a celebration for Swiss ice hockey women | Olympic.org
Allez Suisse!