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NHL: Vancouver Canucks at Nashville Predators Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Nashville Predators News

Nashville Predators 4, Vancouver Canucks 3 (OT): Sissons Secures OT Win - On the Forecheck
Rachel K has your recap of last night’s OT thriller!

Predators Reassign Forward Eeli Tolvanen to Milwaukee
I know a few people probably didn't catch this, but sending Eeli Tolvanen back to Milwaukee tells me that the Predators want to give him more time to learn. Personally, I love Tolvanen and I'm ready to witness his miracles. However, I know that he will only get better with more development time.

Last night, I posted this poll, the results were, well, a bit surprising. Can someone please explain the support of Mikka Salomaki? Full disclosure, I want to keep Rocco Grimaldi as well. Second choice: Zac Rinaldo (I know).

Milwaukee Admirals Musings: A December to not remember (so far) - On the Forecheck
Will Eeli Tolvanen's return to Milwaukee help the Admirals produce more offense? (We all hope so)

Predators reassign Eeli Tolvanen to Milwaukee; Kyle Turris to be activated
I know, I'm sorry, the Tennessean seems to operate like a clickbait site these days, but Kyle Turris is back, baby (and he brought his chain with him). He also had an assist last night, so his return should mean an increase in offense.

Around Hockey

Seven potential trade destinations for Flyers Wayne Simmonds
I will, once again, go on record saying I would gladly take one Wayne Simmonds wearing gold.

Sorry, Seattle: NHL GMs learned from Vegas expansion draft – ProHockeyTalk
Sure, but some teams had bad contracts to unload, rosters loaded with unimpressive players, and hadn't seen the reality of a new team loaded with good talent. I don't think we'll see the same level of kindness to Seattle.

Lightning ride Vasilevskiy’s spectacular return to beat Maple Leafs
Why are people surprised that Andrei Vasilevskiy is still good at his job?

Shattenkirk out 2-4 weeks for Rangers with separated shoulder
Kevin Shattenkirk has what is known as an "upper-body injury".

Puck Personality: Superhero Movie | NHL.com
Matt Duchene has superhero opinions that closely mirror my own. Hot take: Superman is the worst superhero.