clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Saturday's Dump & Chase: Clip Show Season and Corsi (in Finnish)

I hereby request everything be written in Finnish and translated by Google. Also, a lot of recaps and lists.

Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Nashville Predators News

31 in 31: Nashville Predators |
Great talk about what was and what is to come. Some Duchene talk. TRIGGER WARNING: unsettling images of Nick Bonino in a Pens jersey.

Nashville Predators key statistics
Some ugly, ugly (possibly unforgivable) things are said of Pekka Rinne.

Top prospects for Nashville Predators

Perhaps some of my lingering lineup questions could be answered by one of these guys. I'm aware of the passive voice.

Nashville Predators fantasy preview for 2017-18
If you play fantasy hockey, some of our guys could make your Fantasy Stanley Cup dreams come true.

Suomalaislupauksen reitti kohti NHL:ää sai yllättävän käänteen - koulutyöt unohtuivat, kun lapsuuden suosikkijoukkue tarjosi sopimusta | Yle Urheilu |

We tweeted this out yesterday. As we said, the Google Translate is rough, but the evidence below should let you know it's wildly entertaining. Again, we humbly request a Finnish translator to make sense of this. (Or at least explain why young witches need to study)

Access to Boston College by Eeli Tolvanen was "closed down". The attacked by Nashville Predators has been in school for the time being, but the boy in the teachers' nursery reminds young witches of the importance of studying.

Around the League

Centers on the bubble
No Preds in the 21-25 range! I thin that means we'll have at least one in the top 20! How high do you think Ryan Johansen will be? Oh, and check out terrible, terrible #23. Possibly my least favorite of all time!

Avalanche GM Joe Sakic 'will be listening to offers' for Matt Duchene -
I don't think it's a question of whether or not Sakic wants to unload Matt Duchene or even if anyone wants Duchene. The issue is that no one wants to give Sakic what he wants for Duchene.

The 15 NHL teams that won’t make the playoffs in 2017-18 | The Hockey News
Realistically, not a lot of surprises, but #15 is pretty interesting. I can think of one brother I have that will take offense. (sorry, Barry)

JAGRWATCH: Day ?? - Nothing to see here. There is no news about Jaromir Jagr.

Welcome to the Bandwagon

This week we are taking a look at the Corsi number. I learned early on that understanding this stat helped me understand how a player impacts his team more so than goals, assists, and point totals.

Hockey advanced statistics: What is a Corsi number? | NHL | Sporting News
By now, you've heard the term "Corsi" thrown around. Find out what it means, where it comes from, and how to understand what it can tell you about a player.

Who is Jim Corsi? Meet the name behind the number | NHL | Sporting News
An even more in-depth look not just at the Corsi stat, but Jim Corsi himself. Learn the whole backstory of where this stat comes from and why it carries his name.