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Sunday’s Dump & Chase: Claptrap

In which our heroes get some rest before heading to Western Canada, the world is subjected to the idiocy of #clapgate, and the Kings stay hot.

NHL: Vegas Golden Knights at Nashville Predators Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Nashville Predators News & Notes

The Predators couldn’t hang on against Vegas on Friday, but something much more serious, and not at all stupid, unfolded after the game. That’s right... It’s #CLAPGATE baby!

The Weekender: My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys | On the Forecheck
ICYMI: Dan Bradley's Weekender was posted yesterday. If you haven't read it, read it. If you have read it, THEN READ IT AGAIN.

Other Hockey News & Notes

Rangers' Shattenkirk responds to criticism from Capitals' Barry Trotz | Sportsnet
"Get a dog."

-Barry Trotz to Shattenkirk, probably

Tom Wilson is the bad guy in every 1980s teen movie | The Hockey News
"He can make the opposition hurt in more ways than one and the NHL hasn't had a player like that since Milan Lucic was in his prime with the Bruins"

Kings of new looking like the Kings of old, but with more scoring punch | The Hockey News
Anze Kopitar is rolling and Jonathan Quick has returned to form, but the biggest surprise? Somehow Dustin Brown is a good hockey player in 2017. He's back on the top line, and he's found his mojo again with 12 goals and 26 points in 30 games.

Molson confident in cap situation, Bergevin's work | TSN
Yeah.... but why though? What exactly has Bergevin done to warrant all of this confidence?

Report: Andrei Markov felt disrespected by Canadiens' Bergevin | Sportsnet
"I am Jack's complete lack of surprise."

-Tyler Durden

Eight teams New York Islanders center John Tavares could sign with in 2018 free-agent market | ESPN
John Tavares is poised to become the NHL's highest-paid player next summer. Will it be with the Islanders or somewhere else? Greg Wyshynski breaks down 8 potential landing spots for Johnny T.

NHL hoping to implement player-tracking technology by 2019 | Sportsnet