Nashville Predators News & Notes
Desperate and inspired, the Nashville Predators are fighting hard against change | Tennessean
Calle Järnkrok and Eeli Tolvanen do not care for your desires for a team rebuild. They will drag this team to the playoffs kicking and screaming if they have to.
Milwaukee Admirals Musings: Back From A Break | On the Forecheck
ICYMI: The Chicago Wolves are still a wagon.
#Preds injury updates:— Nashville Predators (@PredsNHL) March 31, 2021
The following players are considered week-to-week - Borowiecki, Duchene, Ellis, Forsberg, Richardson, Sbisa.
The Predators have had two (2!) players play in all 37 games this year.— Corey Masisak (@cmasisak22) March 31, 2021
They currently have $24 million in players who are "week-to-week" and their top 5 skaters have combined to miss 48 games (and counting).
They've also won 6 in a row and have moved into a playoff spot. https://t.co/rYHhazVvUf
Fil is now considered week-to-week, and I want to die.
Other Hockey News & Notes
Flyers’ Shayne Gostisbehere clears waivers, eligible for taxi squad | Sportsnet
Philadelphia Flyers defender Shayne Gostisbehere has somehow cleared waivers. I know his contract isn’t the greatest, but I can’t believe there wasn’t one team out there that was willing to take him on.
Oilers’ Connor McDavid fined $5K for elbowing Canadiens’ Kotkaniemi | Sportsnet
No suspension for the golden boy. Can’t say I’m all that surprised.
Here’s the incident for any of you who may have missed it.
connor mcdavid woke up and chose violence today pic.twitter.com/sVrwBen64j— zach laing (@zjlaing) March 30, 2021
Carter Verhaeghe Has Proven to be the Best Off-Season Value Signing | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Verhaeghe bounced around teams before finally getting an elevated role in Florida. As the numbers show, he may be one of the best value signings we’ve seen in some time.
The Buffalo Sabres’ epic winless streak continues - Who is most at fault, and how do they get back on track? | ESPN
Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan debate who gets the blame up in Buffalo and look ahead to what they should do, including how to deal with the Jack Eichel-sized elephant in the room.
[Ed.: The Buffalo Sabres actually managed to win a game last night after this was submitted, so if you get all your hockey news from our links, now you know.]
Panthers’ Duclair likely out a week to 10 days with upper-body injury | ESPN
Unfortunately there are more injury woes for the Panthers as forward Anthony Duclair suffered an upper-body injury after a hard spill into the boards during Tuesday’s game against the Red Wings. He will likely be sidelined a week to 10 days.
Prospect Watch: Minnesota State High School Tournament | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
One of the most revered and unique events is underway and, as always, there is NHL talent to watch.
I mean, I wasn’t going to not put this here.