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If you are a fan of blunt press conferences and young hockey players, yesterday was a good one for the team based in Nashville.

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Nashville Predators News & Notes

Updates: Poile and Laviolette Recap 2015-16 Season; Look Ahead to Next Campaign - Nashville Predators - Features
Miss yesterday's presser? Video is here. Gaustad and Nystrom? Both likely gone. Ribeiro? Has to have the "summer of his life". Big talking from Poile.

Taylor Aronson: Elephant in the Room | Admirals Roundtable
Daniel brings up a great point comparing Anthony Bitetto to Aronson. Bitetto didn't give up when he went to the ECHL, and he's now an NHL defenseman. Aronson? He quit.

Predators 'headed in right direction' as offseason starts | Tennessean
Interesting comments on the free agency period. Not planing on doing much? Interesting.

Other NHL Stuff

Kessel's outstanding playoff performance with Penguins is nothing new | theScore.com
Credit the Pens; instead of forcing him beside Crosby or Malkin, they built Kessel his own line.

NHL loses second bid to dismiss concussion lawsuit - Article - TSN
A day after Mike Milbury said that really dumb thing. Of course.

30 Thoughts: Panthers chart bold new direction - Sportsnet.ca
"Chart"? That's a great pun. Well done, Sportsnet.

Cooper optimistic Bishop will play again in series – ProHockeyTalk
I'm not sure Ben Bishop would have made a difference. Rough night on Channelside Dr.

The Lightning used their ice rink as a giant projection screen for Mario Kart during intermission - SBNation.com
Greatness has many forms.

Hochman: 4 minutes or 60, it all adds up to zero for Blues | Benjamin Hochman | stltoday.com
Columnist offers some coaching on how to jeer your team at home during the conference finals.

Cooper optimistic Bishop will play again in series – ProHockeyTalk
I'm not sure Ben Bishop would have made a difference. Rough night on Channelside Dr.

Off-Season Game Plan: New Jersey Devils - Article - TSN
Here's a question: how long will the Devils keep Schneider? The Devils are about to the point where only a tanking solution would dig them out.

Sharks' power play driving playoff success - Sportsnet.ca
BREAKING: It's good.

NHL: San Jose Sharks coy on condition of Joe Thornton's left hand - San Jose Mercury News
"He seemed fine today,'' DeBoer noted, "walking around.'' According to reports, Thornton doesn't walk on his hands.

One terrible decision by the Blues in Game 2 reignited a lethal Sharks power play - SBNation.com
"Alex Steen abandoned his team at the worst moment."

Red Wings’ Sheahan surprises cancer patient who invited him to prom | The Hockey News
Good on ya, Riley.

Not Hockey

Watch Koenigsegg's Glorious Return To The Nürburgring | Jalopnik
WANT.