Nashville Predators News & Notes
Countdown to TradeCentre: Preds thinking big? | TSN
The folks at TSN discuss just how ambitious General Manager David Poile should be at the trade deadline.
Preds Official Podcast: Preds Heading Outdoors for 2020 Winter Classic | Nashville Predators
Brooks Bratten and Thomas Willis discuss the huge news that the Predators will face the Stars in the 2020 Winter Classic at the Cotton Bowl Stadium.
Predators’ P.K. Subban eats Nashville hot chicken, biscuits in P.K. Project | NBC Sports
Watch P.K. Subban attempt to eat his way out of the NHL (his words).
Watch the P.K. Subban All-Star Special | ProHockeyTalk
Speaking of P.K. Subban, he also hosted a ‘late night show-esque’ All-Star Special after the Skills competition on Friday Night. If any of you missed it, you can check it out here.
Other Hockey News & Notes
Sidney Crosby named All-Star Game MVP as Metro Division takes crown | Sportsnet
Sidney Crosby was named the All-Star Game MVP as his Metropolitan Division squad took down their Central counterparts to claim the All-Star crown.
Matthews, Gaudreau missing shot to showcase Team USA’s golden era | Sportsnet
It is frustrating that when the US finally has new young stars, they don’t get the chance to showcase them on a International stage.
Draisaitl wins premier passer at All-Star Skills | NHL.com
Except for... well... he really didn’t.
[Ed. note: The NHL released the information yesterday evening, after this D&C had been submitted, that their footage says... well... he really did. As reported by Elliotte Friedman, the official recording shows that Decker completed the event in “around 1:12-13” instead of the 1:06 that had been shown on the Jumbotron.]
McDavid wins fastest skater for third straight year at All-Star Skills | NHL.com
One of these days I’m going to get to see Viktor Arvidsson participate in this event.
Auston Matthews’ tribute to Patrick Marleau thrills Sharks fans | ESPN
This was probably my favorite part of the skills competition.
BAH GAWD THAT’S MARLEAU’S MUSIC! #NHLAllStar #LeafsForever pic.twitter.com/2mPMB8PUfh— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) January 26, 2019
Lundqvist hopes Rangers will keep Zuccarello ‘for many reasons’ | NHL.com
Well, Hank... I hope the Rangers don’t, but for much more selfish reasons.
Bettman: NHL owners ‘looking for a fight’ in CBA talks | ProHockeyTalk
“Hopefully, we’re at a place where labor peace can be more important than anything else we need to accomplish.”
Guess what, Gary? I don’t believe you.