Friday's Dump & Chase: Game Two

Who's ready for more drinking? Even though the loss on Wednesday was crushing, the Preds were able to pull themselves together and give themselves a chance in OT. There is no reason they can't duplicate that effort tonight.

Nashville Predators News

Predators hit Game 2 feeling growing pains | The Tennessean
Trial by fire isn't the worst way to start. It was one game.

Postseason Practice Update: April 16 - Nashville Predators

Will Mike Fisher be available tonight?

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Corey Crawford gets nod for Game 2 over Scott Darling | Second City Hockey
'It's kind of a no-brainer,' Coach Joel Quenneville says.

Zucker and Dumba lead Wild over Blues in Game One | Hockey Wilderness
The Wild were too fast for the Blues.

If Senators rookie Mark Stone sits, P.K. Subban should too | Ottawa Sun

Not gonna happen, though.

What’s the deal with Sedin ice time? | The Province
Desjardins defends his decision to reduce the Sedin's ice-time.

Bennett impresses in Flames victory | ProHockeyTalk
A big part of the Flames game one comeback win in Vancouver.

Hartley says Monahan doesn’t have a shoulder injury | ProHockeyTalk
He was able to play in Game 1, but didn't skate much in the practices leading up to the contest.

Jakub Voracek wants Craig Berube back as head coach | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Ron Hextall hasn't yet made a decision with Craig Berube's future, but Jakub Voracek lent the embattled coach his support on Thursday morning.

Penguins a lively underdog vs. Rangers | TSN
"If you are an underdog team looking to go on some unexpectedly deep run to the Stanley Cup, this is probably the year to do it."

Rangers Hang on to Defeat Penguins 2-1 | Blueshirt Banter
The New York Rangers shut down the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third period, and held on to take Game 1 by a final score of 2-1.

Red Wings, Blues gamble on goalie controversies to start playoffs | Puck Daddy
Worked out for the Wings in game one. Allen wasn't bad but lost.

Petr Mrazek proves the right choice in Red Wings Game 1 win | Puck Daddy
"That Mike Babcock … he pushes all the right buttons."