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Nashville Predators / Anaheim Ducks News & Notes

The Replacement Net Game; Ads Eliminated in Grand Rapids | Admirals Roundtable
Has this game made Deadspin yet? It's a shame the Ads are out this early, but the Griffins are good, deep, and experienced.

From new additions to veterans, Ducks know they can't play timid in Game 7 vs. Predators - The Orange County Register
"The Ducks must be the early aggressors.... After all, the team that scores first in Game7s has a staggering .741 winning percentage (120-42) in NHL playoff history. The Ducks are 2-0 in Game7s when scoring first and 0-5 when they don’t."

Ducks say pressure isn't only on them | NHL
Yeah but.... c'mon man. Drop this game and see what happens in Anaheim.

Predators' first Game 7: Each shift 'kind of do-or-die' | Tennessean
Neal: "I think the pressure's been on them the whole series, everyone's picked them to win. We know what kind of team we have here in Nashville. We did everything all year to push ourselves to this point. Why not win one more game?"

Preds Lean on Leaders for Game Seven - Nashville Predators - Features
More Neal: "The better team will win tomorrow, and we feel like we’ve done a great job up to this point... We’ve been underdogs all year, and I don’t think people saw us in this position. Every guy in our dressing room knows that, and we just have to have that belief that we can do it."

Other NHL Stuff

NHL - 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs - Second-round predictions | ESPN
Check out Buccigross getting in his San Jose vs. ANA/NSH pick before game seven is played. Heh.

Must See: Dan Boyle sounds off on Larry Brooks in profanity-laced tirade | TSN
He's actually turning into Torts as he speaks.

Patrik Laine won't really go No. 1, will he? - Sportsnet.ca
If Edmonton gets #1, sure. It's the smart move, but it's Edmonton.

Flames’ CalgaryNEXT arena plan sent back to drawing board by council | Calgary Herald
The price tag jumped nearly a $BILLION according to city officials.

The Rangers have wasted Lundqvist’s prime - Article - TSN
Great article.

NHL playoff scores 2016: Blues, Blackhawks were Stanley Cup playoff hockey at its finest - SBNation.com
RELIVE IT IN ALL IT'S GLORY.

Surprise appearance by Stamkos magnifies his absence | TBO.com and The Tampa Tribune
I don't like Stamkos wearing red. Ever.

Three major challenges facing the Chicago Blackhawks, who won’t be the champs in 2016 – ProHockeyTalk
Expect some trades. It's what they do to reload.

Game 7 between Blues, Blackhawks set NBCSN ratings record | theScore.com
Awesome news. It's still behind the NBA/NFL/MLB, but the first round getting those ratings is really something.

Glendale eyes $28 million, 5-year arena deal | AZCentral
AEG runs a few of the busier buildings in North America, so this is a big "get" for the Coyotes.

Not Hockey

MLS Just Keeps Getting Bigger And Bigger | Deadspin
This is the best take on soccer in the states I've read in years.

A happy dog runs onto a soccer field and delays the game, but is still a very good dog - SBNation.com
GREAT DOG.