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Saturday's Dump & Chase: Hockey After Dark

Here's to the Preds making it worth staying up for tonight!

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NHL: Nashville Predators at Dallas Stars Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Predators' Miikka Salomaki agitates Duncan Keith, others in NHL | The Tennessean
"I just try to hit every time I have the chance. Sometimes people get frustrated. That’s a good thing."

NHL goalie brothers: Is there a younger sibling trend in the net? |
"Predators goalie Juuse Saros, meanwhile, is famous among family members for dashing into the house, eyes welled with tears, and furiously declaring that he refused to face any more shots from older brother Eemeli. “Then they had to disallow goals, so we could keep on playing,” Saros says."

Vasilevskiy weeks away from return to Lightning |
Not good news for the Lightning, but they've been winning games in his absence.

Mystery of Duchene's Senators future deepens with injury -
Mark Stone is actually making more dollars this season than Matt Duchene.

Giordano, Lomberg suspended two games each; Peters fined -
I missed a wild one while watching the Preds lose to the Canucks on Thursday.

Reaves: Autographed photos of Wilson injury were destroyed – ProHockeyTalk
This was in poor taste, but the hypocrisy from RMNB is something.

NHL Wysh List: Why (and how) the NHL should expand the playoffs | ESPN
It's an intriguing idea, but the playoffs are already so long.

Upcoming NHL All-Star Game in San Jose stirs memories -
You never forget your first all-star game.

After some lean years, it's fun to be the Buffalo Sabres again - TheHockeyNews
I don't think of any game in the NHL as a gimme, but it's better when teams are actually good.