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Sunday’s Dump & Chase: ‘King Me’

In which our heroes crown the Kings, Carey Price is still broken and the KHL considers withdrawing their players from the Winter Olympics.

NHL: Nashville Predators at Los Angeles Kings Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

Nashville Predators News & Notes:

Preds 4, Kings 3 (OT) | Nashville Predators
Overtime win? What is this, our birthday?

Sens, Avs, Preds discussed three-way trade involving Duchene, Turris - Sportsnet

Potential deal sending Duchene to Sens falls through | TSN
Oh thank God.

ICYMI: Nashville Predators 5, Anaheim Ducks 3: What a Rush | On the Forecheck
I included this again because nothing makes me smile quite as much as us beating the Ducks.

Other Hockey News & Notes:

What’s wrong with Carey Price? | TSN
As Montreal continues to burn, Carey Price is off to the worst start of his career with a 3-7-1 record, .877 save percentage and a goals-against average of 3.77.

Rumor Roundup: Underperforming Canadiens, Rangers could be suitable trade partners | The Hockey News
The Canadiens and Rangers are failing to meet expectations through the first month of the season. Could the two teams work together to solve their respective issues?

KHL could pull out of Olympics over Russia doping cases - Article - TSN
"In a statement, KHL president Dmitry Chernyshenko said the International Olympic Committee 'is destroying the existing world order in sports' by pursuing doping cases against Russians in other sports who are suspected of using banned substances around the time of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi."

Philadelphia's young blueline is a sign of good things to come | The Hockey News
Through solid drafting – and a lot of picks – the Flyers have amassed a great system. Now it's all about graduating that talent into full-time NHLers.

​Dreger Report: NHL, NHLPA could face marijuana discussion | TSN
"As of July 1, marijuana use will be legal in Canada.

Marijuana is not a performance-enhancing substance and therefore it’s not on the National Hockey League’s banned substances list. So, theoretically, there could be an argument made to allow for its use for medicinal purposes in the league."

Should Golden Knights sell at deadline if they're contending? | Sportsnet
Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee may have some hard decisions to make come February.