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Wednesday’s Dump & Chase: Forsberg’d

But not the one we’re used to.

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Chicago Blackhawks v Nashville Predators

Hockey News & Notes

Nashville Predators 1, Chicago Blackhawks 2: Early Turnovers Too Much to Overcome | On the Forecheck
The Preds had some All-Star rust they just couldn’t shake off.

Predators' unofficial second half starts with loss to Chicago Blackhawks | The Tennessean
Dear Fil,

Come back soon.

Sincerely, everyone.

Predators: 3 things to watch during final stretch of NHL season | The Tennessean
Losing to the Blackhawks on home ice is not ideal but the Hawks are still in worse shape than the Preds, even after winning. Stay calm, no need to panic...yet.

Jacob Trouba to miss six to eight weeks for the Winnipeg Jets | ESPN
This is comparable to the Preds losing Forsberg. The Central is such a tough division, this is not the time of year you want your best guys getting injured.

Jaromir Jagr NHL retirement: 10 amazing facts from his 28-year career |
Jagr’s NHL career was properly eulogized across Twitter. Seriously, it was so thorough I actually questioned if he died for a brief moment.

NHL: Central Division is one no team wants to be in | USA Today
I wouldn’t say no team wants to be in the Central. If you can be the best in the Central you can be the best anywhere. Pretty lofty bragging rights there.

CC: James Neal.

NHL Rumor Roundup: Maple Leafs weighing options in pursuit of blueline help | NHL | Sporting News
Please hide all of Nashville’s defensemen from would-be suitors. Thanks!

What we learned in the NHL over the past week of play: Injuries didn't slow the Bruins | LA Times
Patrick Kane may not be aging but his hair is becoming its own entity.

For N.H.L. Stars, the Olympics Remain a ‘What if?’ | NY Times
Don’t tell Gary Bettman.

German Hockey Player Narrowly Avoids Der Eismaschine | Deadspin
Just imagine you’re on the ice giving an interview and then you narrowly escape being run over by a Zamboni! Is this what poor Juuse Saros dreams about when he dreams of Pekka dying?