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Tuesday's Dump & Chase: The Horde of Darkness

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Look, just because the local beloved hockey team has been on a roll as of late... that doesn't mean we should expect them to lay waste to the Canadian icy wilderness and leave every village a smoldering pile of rubble and beaver dams, right?

Wrong. 2-0-1 is the bare minimum. Score goals, get points. Go do work.

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Nashville Predators News & Notes

Predators weekly player grades- Second line stays hot - TSS
Nailed them. What say you?

Predators' second line pacing franchise-record streak | Tennessean
Two of the top 25 goal scorers in the league play for Nashville. And they play on separate lines.

Ducks chasing Capitals in NHL Power Rankings - Article - TSN
Nashville checks in at #13. Keep sleeping.

Ben Bishop leads those trending up, Tyler Seguin and others are cold. - Cross Checks Blog- ESPN
Guess who they said was hot? HINT: FILIP F_RS_ERG

Other NHL Stuff

Future Watch 2016: the NHL’s top 10 falling prospects | The Hockey News
No future Predator made this list. Hooray!

Zac Rinaldo Suspended Five Games By AHL For Hit In P-Bruins Game (Video) | Boston Bruins | NESN.com
As great as this is, check out the comments.

Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist explains net-flipping incident; won't apologize - CBSSports.com
Kings rarely apologize.

10 NHL predictions for the stretch run: Ducks the West's best?
"Canada will miss the playoffs". All of it.

Lightning lift Drouin’s suspension; will report to AHL Syracuse for practice | TBO.com and The Tampa Tribune
Surprise!

Fan-created NHL draft lottery simulator is simple, brilliant - Sportsnet.ca
Of course a Buffalo fan created this.

The Devan Dubnyk regression many feared? It has happened - StarTribune.com
This is satisfying to read, only because Rinne is back to being Rinne and we have room to talk about it.

Jaromir Jagr moves up all-time scoring list, but Panthers fall to Bruins 5-4 in OT - Sun Sentinel
Jagr. So smooth.

The Buffalo Sabres just scored a goal by the slimmest margin possible - SBNation.com
Fittingly, it was against the Leafs. (Toronto won anyways)

#MondayMustRead: Players’ take from World Cup unclear - Article - TSN
The players' cut is a bit small, based on the ticket prices alone.

Why keeping Willie Desjardins is the right move for Canucks - Sportsnet.ca
It's not his fault Benning and Mike Gillis are/were dopes.

Not Hockey

Witness The Terrible Aftermath Of The Worst Burnout Ever | Jalopnik
I actually saw a friend of mine break his U-bolt in a driveway in Kingston Springs back in 2005. I believe he was in an early 1970s Ford. Popped so loud the police scanner got busy.

Andrew Bogut started celebrating 2 seconds before Stephen Curry even shot the ball - SBNation.com
Not only was Bogut's reaction great, but check out the defenders just accepting their fates.