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Sunday's Dump & Chase: Settling In

We're a couple games in to the second round now, which has given teams enough time to see what they've got and make adjustments. Surprisingly, you can't play the Rangers and Caps (or Kings and Predators) the same way. That's why it's a best of seven.

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Nashville News & Notes

Predators Recall Mazanec | Nashville Predators
The Preds made it official, even though he was listed as a scratch on Friday.

Preds Rest, Rejuvenate Ahead of Game Two | Nashville Predators
The Predators spent Saturday studying video and conserving energy.

Predators vs. Sharks, Game 2: 3 things to watch | The Tennessean
Let's try not to give the Sharks any more opportunities to make history.

Around Hockey

Lightning Use Fast Start to Even Series Against the Islanders | NYTimes
Tampa remembered how to do defense.

Gotta See It: Orpik leaves Maatta woozy with elbow to the face | Sportsnet.ca
Nasty, nasty hit.

Sluggish Blues outshot, outhit and outscored by Stars | stltoday.com
The Blues are a better team than the Stars, but they did not show it on Friday.

Ducks' Manson suffered mild concussion, separated shoulder in Round 1 | theScore.com
Fortunately he won't need surgery.

Flames' Brian Burke is not a fan of the current draft lottery system | CBSSports
There is no perfect system, but there has to be a better one.

Kings' Kopitar among Lady Byng finalists | TSN
No one really knows what this award should be for, so I guess I don't have a problem with the finalists.

NHL draft lottery - who really won? | ESPN
The question is who lost, and the answer is all of us.

Creating Awareness with In-Ice Graphics for NHL Playoffs | HOW Design
Hockey superstitions even affect the testing of new designs.

Marquette, MI, Wins Title of Kraft Hockeyville USA 2016 | USA Hockey
The Sabres and the Hurricanes will face off in their arena for a preseason game.

Ontario-San Diego schedule a ‘brutal’ 1-1-1-1-1-1-1 format | LA Kings Insider
Considering how much the AHL has bent over backwards to integrate the new Californian teams into the league, they can deal with it.