Nashville Predators 4, Minnesota Wild 2: Four Preds Score to Cap Off Homestand | On the Forecheck - Rachel recaps the Nashville Predators’ third straight win.
GOTTA SEE IT! Preds raise yet another banner to the rafters | The Game Nashville - This was hilarious! What’s even funnier is that it was still up there as of Monday.
Whisper Challenge: Kevin Fiala | NHL.com - ”Noise-canceling headphones make it difficult for Kevin Fiala and Kara Hammer to communicate in this hilarious game.” I hope they recorded about 100 of these.
Subban makes circus basketball shot, calls out LeBron, Kobe | NHL.com - ”Call him “Air” P.K.” Yo, you keep bein’ you P.K.
Preds Official Podcast: Rivalry with Jets; Johansen’s Doug and Dozer | NHL.com - Great interview with Ryan Johansen. The hosts didn’t follow up and get the answer to why bulldogs though. Doug is a cuddle bunny - who would have guessed?
They are only what - four and one? How can they be this sleepy? I think they must be slipping out at night to chase rabbits.
Central Division News:
Blackhawks find mannequins ‘creepy’ but useful for practice | NHL.com - So, Jonathon Toews was not a part of this interview. A coincidence? I think not.
Jake Allen vows to eliminate 'killer month' this season | stltoday.com - Is it just me or does Jake Allen's language here sound less than confident?
Stars’ Tyler Seguin talks misconceptions around the NHL for guys like Alexander Radulov, Brad Marchand, and Tom Wilson | SportsDay - We need to find Tyler Seguin a better class of friends.
Blackhawks’ Brandon Saad could be healthy scratch vs. Coyotes | Second City Hockey - I chose to use this one so we could see the comments. I have been a Brandon Saad fan since the World Cup of Hockey commercials. “I am a man.” How about a #freesaad hashtag?
Other Hockey News:
Tim Hortons | The Away Game | YouTube - Probably most have seen this, but it is worth another look. I’m not cr......face it - we’re all teared up.
Pettersson out for Canucks because of concussion | NHL.com - Mike Matheson had better be out at least as long as Elias Pettersson is - if not longer. Also, Jay Beagle with the fractured forearm. I feel like I say this every year, but doesn’t it seem like there are more than the usual injuries in the first week?
Update: Mike Matheson gets two games. Apparently this wasn’t as bad a play as Filip Forsberg’s buttcheck of Jimmy Vesey. This was not enough NHL DoS. Two steps forward one step back.
Stastny could be out two months for Golden Knights | NHL.com - ”Paul Stastny could be out up to two months for the Vegas Golden Knights because of a lower-body injury.” Oof - case in point. In other Vegas news - a Brad Hunt sighting.
Super Slow Mo: Week 1 | NHL.com - Hi Pekka Rinne! Oops. Hi Viktor Arvidsson! Sexy. Hey a goalie save - bet it’s the last one. Hi Ryan Hartman! Nice Goal. Hi again Peks! Sorry. WHERE IS RYAN JOHANSEN’S GOAL? It better be there next week.
Evgeny Kuznetsov and Brett Connolly’s failed fist bump is the NHL’s GIF of the year | Russian Machine Never Breaks - Congratulations to the Capitals. I have to say, I can watch this over and over, laughing hysterically every time. The look on Evgeny Kuznetsov’s face both times...I just.....hahahahaha.