Nashville Predators News & Notes
Nashville Predators 3, Montreal Canadiens 2 (SO): Rinne Backstops Predators to Shootout Victory | On the Forecheck
Hey, we're 1st place in the division again.
Also, we got this little nugget afterwards. I almost feel bad for Brendan Gallagher, as he got straight up baited by the Montreal media.
Brendan Gallagher on former teammate P.K. Subban: "I don't know why we're talking about him, that's what he wants. You can let him talk about himself all night. I'm sure he'll give you guys enough lines."— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) February 11, 2018
Finns to the NHL in a flash: Heiskanen, Tolvanen are ready | Associated Press
Our favorite Finnish youngster gets a bit of love from the Associated Press.
Other Hockey News & Notes
Meet Jay Sharrers, the NHL's first black official | Sportsnet
"Swapping his sweater for pinstripes to stay close to the game he loves, Jay Sharrers set out on a trailblazing path to the National Hockey League."
Babcock had ''tears'' in his eyes after Leafs won lottery to get Matthews | TSN
Geeze, a little dramatic don't you think Babcock?
Why the Winter Olympics could be only the start of Chris Chelios' coaching career | Yahoo Sports
“Whether you’re playing, or now coaching, it’s a great honor,” Chris Chelios said. “I have ties with Jimmy and Tony back to Wisconsin. I felt lucky.”
Capitals re-sign Eller to five-year, $17.5M deal | TSN
The Washington Capitals go ahead and extend one of their 3 significant upcoming UFAs, with center Jay Beagle and defenseman John Carlson's deals still set to expire after this season.
Blackhawks raising season ticket prices by 4 percent amid losing season | Second City Hockey
.... Soooo a bad season isn’t going to stop the Hawks from increasing their ticket prices, huh?