Nashville Predators News & Notes
AKA: THE LAST TEMPTATION OF DAVID POILE
Predators beat Stars for season-high fifth win in a row | Tennessean
Beat up on the Blackhawks, Blues, and Stars in the process of winning the last 5 games.
Preds Await Vesey's Arrival as Postseason Push Continues - Nashville Predators - Features
This is scary. No one behind a mic/keyboard is more optimistic that Vesey is coming to Nashville this spring, but David Poile is really going all-in with this. Read.
NHL's 3 stars of February: Ryan Getzlaf, Alex Ovechkin, Filip Forsberg - ESPN
More Filip Forsberg love.
C'Mon Ref: Rapid-fire round of three incidents - Article - TSN
Of course a Blues fan is irate about Saturday's game.
Ryan Johansen: "Right now, we definitely have a swagger when we come to the rink and it's just fun, you know?"— Adam Vingan (@AdamVingan) March 2, 2016
Looks like Kari Lehtonen just took a Shea Weber slap shot to the junk. Unfortunate. Stars https://t.co/8LIWPc8ZJa— Jonathon Shipman (@Shippyfunsports) March 2, 2016
The Mega-Powers EXPLODE!
In 22 seconds, McDavid reminds everyone why he was No. 1 (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Ouch. 22 seconds. No joke.
First act in McDavid-Eichel show a masterpiece - Sportsnet.ca
OH THE HUMANITY.
Connor McDavid 1, Jack Eichel 0: Oilers win in rookie showdown – ProHockeyTalk
In fairness to Eichel, he didn't have as many former top-5 picks playing on his team.
Other, Less Important NHL News
30 Thoughts: Wrapping up the NHL trade deadline - Sportsnet.ca
"Looking back at the NHL trade deadline: Why didn't the Canucks trade Dan Hamhuis? Why did Jim Nill prefer Kris Russell? Plus, Elliotte Friedman looks ahead to the World Cup roster announcement and a potential shift on the international scene."
Capitals vs. Penguins Recap: Caps Comeback to Beat Pens 3-2 - Japers' Rink
Now THIS game was great TV. The Pens and Caps hate each other, and that's never going to stop.
Conner Bleackley and How Arizona Won Boedker Trade - TSS
Love it. LOVE IT.
What the heck is going on with the Vancouver Canucks? | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
It's a blast to watch it burn, though.
Botchford: Canucks strike out instead of striking a deal | TheProvince
They're trying to make Hamhuis into a hero for staying.
Savvy sellers can exploit the NHL’s financial environment - Article - TSN
In today's NHL, you need to make hay when the sun shines. And the sun shines when your roster is young and fulla productive players.
Cap-strapped Blues stand pat | Morning Skate | STLToday.com
The Blues weren't smart enough to circumvent the salary cap.
Blues Vs Senators Recap: (Not So) Super Bluesday - St. Louis Game Time
The Blues went to a shootout to get a win over the Sens. And that's fine with me too.
Wild returns to playoff spot with win over Colorado - StarTribune.com
This helped open up some space between Nashville and the 2WC spot. Awesome.
Hurricanes 3, Devils 1 - Canes Country
Derek Ryan, the Natural.
Ranking Chiarelli's First Trade Deadline with the Oilers - The Copper & Blue
Not bad, but all he swapped out were role players. Again.
An open letter to Jonathan Drouin - Raw Charge
John Fontana is one of my favorite SBN writers. This is good stuff.
Minnesota Suspends Three Players For Remainder Of Season After One Tweets Sex Tapes | Deadspin
Was a boat involved? Or is that just a professional team thing in Minnesota?
The 23 most perfect offenses in the history of college football - SBNation.com
I would take the 1995 Huskers against any college football team. Ever. That team was a cold-blooded, soulless killing machine.
Chris Evans Didn’t Want Matt LeBlanc On New Top Gear: Report | Jalopnik
Don't call it Top Gear, please.