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Game 6 is tonight...try not to fret, folks.

A Monday like many others, but a Monday like no other in which our season rests on Game 6 in Manitoba. We’ve seen some Game 6s before. It’s not a new thing.

The Predators absolutely have the skill and talent to win a crucial Game 6. The problem lies is this: will the regular season Predators show up tonight or will the “devil-may-care” Predators skate onto the ice in Winnipeg? Do they want to keep skating or do they want to book a tee time?

Nashville Predators News

On Brink of Elimination, Preds Facing Simple Question Ahead of Game 6
They say the circumstances couldn't be any simpler. I say they couldn't be more nerve wracking.

Allard, Bollig, Gaudet, and Pettersson Reassigned to Milwaukee – Admirals Roundtable
Four Black Aces have been reassigned to Milwaukee. I, for one, am really excited to see Frederic Allard's growth over the summer and into next season. He made tons of progress this season.

Nashville Predators' P.K. Subban guarantees Game 6 win against Winnipeg Jets
Didn't John Tortorella do this against Washington in the first round?

Predators either shake postseason blahs or shake Jets' hands
I'm with Joe here. The Predators have not played like the hungry team they were throughout the season or in last year's postseason.

Predators Collapse In Game 5, Fall To 3-3 At Home In Playoffs - On the Forecheck
Labelling Saturday's game as a collapse is a perfect description. In other news, if there's a Game 7, who wants my tickets? I can't watch away games or attend any more games in this series. I'm a bad luck charm.

Preds GM Poile Inducted Into Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame
General Manager David Poile is receiving more honors this May.

Around the League

Capitals, Jets push 2017 finalists Penguins and Predators to the brink
Seeing the Penguins eliminated would be the only salvation in Nashville also being eliminated.

NHL playoffs: Why Tampa Bay Lightning can win the Stanley Cup
It'd be really cool to see a Nashville-Tampa Bay final in which all of the hockey world can fret about the final two teams being located below the Mason-Dixon line. Hmmm...maybe.

Jets head home looking to clinch series vs. Preds - Article - TSN
Hint: Tonight's game is a big deal.

Babcock, Matthews of Maple Leafs plan to meet: report
It's clear Auston Matthews didn't have a good playoff Round 1.

Lightning reach Eastern Conference final after Game 5 win vs. Bruins - Sportsnet.ca
The Lightning punched their tickets to the Eastern Conference Final. They'll play either Washington or Pittsburgh.

Have a great week, folks.