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The top 75 players to watch in NCAA hockey - TheHockeyNews
So, maybe the Nashville Predators don't have a ton of the NCAA's top prospects, but there are a few ranked 50-75.

Preds Open Season with Victory in New York
Good video highlights included from Thursday's win.

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LEFTGOVERS: Game 1, Preds v. NY Rangers | The Game Nashville
Jeremy Gover has high hopes for Craig Smith this year. As should we all.

If you ever hear about “high danger chances” and only have a hazy idea of what that term actually means, this thread really does a great job of explaining it well. Also, you should follow this guy!

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Brad Marchand and Lars Eller give 'The Code' a test on opening night - TheHockeyNews
Great take on "The Code". I think about how lucky the Predators were to get away with that Kevin Fiala high stick incident on Thursday and how angry the fans would have been had the roles been reversed. Of course, Fiala doesn't lick other players...

Tour of African American museum stirs up memories for O’Ree – ProHockeyTalk
More interesting than anything in this article is the connection between Willie O'Ree and Jackie Robinson aside from their barrier breaking status.

Flames’ Mike Smith goes old school with Mike Vernon-inspired mask – ProHockeyTalk
This is pretty sweet.

Gettin' Gritty Wit It: Flyers new mascot a big hit - ABC News
I, for one, welcome our new orange overlord. I also suggest his theme song should be the bassline from ODB's "Got Your Money".

22 Things You Might Not Know About the Stanley Cup | Mental Floss
I was looking at another article about the rings being removed from the Stanley Cup, but I decided this was a much more interesting article.