Friday's Dump & Chase: The Morning After

Last night was a roller coaster of emotions, but we settle in today for news about the Human Rocketship's lower body injury. The Predator's special teams really need his smarts and his shot.

Nashville News & Notes

Youth hockey growth feeds new Predators ice center in Bellevue | The Tennessean
The region is desperate for more sheets of ice, so I am very excited for this project. (The Preds will still use Centennial.)

Should We Believe in the Preds | Nashville Scene
"Poile, who has produced 23 playoff teams in his 33 seasons as a general manager (that’s 69.9 percent), selected Jones fourth overall in 2013 but otherwise has had only one other top 10 pick with Nashville".

P.K. Subban was moved to tears by the massive ovation during his return to Montreal | For The Win
In case you didn't sniffle enough last night.

Around Hockey

​ How Pro Hockey Players Get Fit For Grueling NHL Seasons | Men’s Health
In case you wanted step by step instructions for Alex Galchenyuk's workout plan.

NHL 100: How the flu claimed the 1919 Stanley Cup, Joe Hall |
The virus also claimed one of the Canadiens' defensemen.

Hockey World: NHL GMs getting wise to trade deadline's perils | Edmonton Sun
I'm careful about giving them too much credit.

New Senator Burrows pays immediate dividends in win over Avalanche - CBC
They beat the Avalanche.

No goalie movement among biggest trade deadline surprises | ESPN
The goalie market is largely saturated and the expansion draft has thrown a lot of uncertainty into the mix. Here's to a more exciting deadline next year.

Oilers' Patrick Maroon finding success in Edmonton |
He has a freaking gold medal.

NHL Attendance Report through February Games – 3rdlinegrind
This is a neat interactive tool to compare year over year attendance for teams by month.

Capitals Sign Lucas Johansen and Colby Williams | Washington Capitals
Congrats to Joey's little brother on signing an NHL contract!