Christmas 2017 is officially in the books. OTF hopes you and your family had a fantastic and fun holiday. There’s not much NHL action until tomorrow, but we have you covered.
Here’s some World Junior info for you to browse. Many Preds prospects are going to show off their skills for their home countries. The Predators are represented by Patrick Harper (USA), Dante Fabbro (Canada), and Eeli Tolvanen (Finland) in this year’s tourney.
2018 WJC preview: Team USA ready to defend on home ice | The Hockey News
Team USA boasts some incredible talent, including puck-moving forward Patrick Harper. Harper is one of those "blink and he's halfway down the ice" sort of players. I'm looking forward to seeing his efforts result in some goals.
2018 WJC preview: Team Canada goes for gold with depth, defense | The Hockey News
Canada's got a strong team, but I am very excited about young Dante Fabbro show off his incredible talent over the next few days.
2018 World Junior Roster Breakdown by NHL Team
This breaks down the players to watch in the World Juniors by NHL club. The Finns and the Canadians have some excellent teams, as does the United States. 34 first round picks from the 2016 and 2017 drafts will be playing in this week's tournament.
Around the League
10 things to watch before All-Star break
The All-Star game is coming up soon...what can we expect League-wide before that break? PS: Don't forget to vote for your favorite Preds on the NHL app to send them to the All-Star game!
8 things we learned in the NHL: Jingle bell Brock - Sportsnet.ca
Vancouver's Brock Boeser is tearing up the rookie race, and the human trash can of Patrick Kane reached a scoring achievement this week before Christmas. Meh.
Many congratulations to our Most Beautiful Captain Roman Josi on his engagement this Christmas.
I will now ruin Christmas for a lot you ladies with one picture.— Gnash (@Gnash00) December 25, 2017
Congrats @rjosi90 and Ellie. I guess this makes you the team Mom now Ellie. Please bring orange slices and juice boxes to the game this Saturday. pic.twitter.com/Yw1g5tnaKs
GNASH's Holiday Trick | NHL.com
If you didn't catch this before Christmas, be sure to check out Gnash scaring the crap out of some Predators.I laughed a little too hard at Craig Smith’s reaction to Gnash.
3 Things the Nashville Predators Want Under the Christmas Tree
Here's some late Christmas wishes for the Preds, including the safe delivery of Ryan Ellis in a Preds jersey to start off 2018.