Friday's Dump & Chase: Black Sweater Friday

I think we all agree Black Friday is stupid. So is the black hockey sweater. Specifically the Kings, Sharks, and Islanders. The black Kings home sweater should be black on purple, not all black; it's about color schemes. Thankfully the Sharks are sending their black third jersey to Mordor in Feb

Nashville Predators News

Mike Fisher: 'I'm excited to get back' | The Tennessean
Info about Mike Fishers injury and how he's feeling even though he's back in the line up.

Nashville Predators' Filip Forsberg blossoming into dynamic star | NHL
The Nashville Predators decided to be patient with Filip Forsberg last season, and they are reaping the reward as he develops into a top young star.

Awards Watch: Resurgent Rinne leads Vezina Trophy race | theScore
Quarterly awards watch. Rinne the Vezna leader as well as Forsberg leading the Calder for now.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Stars' Ryan Garbutt suspended two games for kneeing incident | USA Today
Garbutt has a history with the league. Hall to be suspended for letting Forsberg walk all over him before th OT winner last night.

Could 3-on-3 in overtime be headed for NHL? | USA Today
The NHL has been watching the overtime rules for the AHL. There is a quote from David Poile that made me pretty happy.

Claude Giroux taking more shots than ever this season | NHL
Most of Claude Giroux's success has come from his elite-level vision and passing skills, but the Philadelphia Flyers captain is now shooting more. Also, Voracek is good.

Martin St. Louis makes emotional return to Tampa | CBC Sports
The Tampa Bay Lightning paid tribute to Martin St. Louis, who made his return to Tampa for the first time since being traded to the New York Rangers. Good on the Lightning for rising above the ugly departure.

Blackhawks rebuild began with botched Chelios trade that was never supposed to happen | The Hockey News
Interesting story on a slow news day.

The end nears for Sharks' coach Todd McLellan | The Hockey News
The Sharks are still very broken but is this another case of a coach taking the licks for management?

Jets centre Lowry slapped with one-game suspension - Winnipeg Free Press
Another suspension.

Alfredsson, Senators confirm December 4 announcement in Ottawa | TSN
Let's hope Alfredsson's skin doesn't fall off from old age prior to the announcement.