Friday's Dump & Chase: Again!
It's a new day, Nashville. A fresh start to the second round of the playoffs. At least another week of living on Pacific time while working on Central time. I'm super stoked.
Nashville News & Notes
Analysis: Predators face tough test in savvy Sharks | The Tennessean
The Preds aren't slouches at all.
Instant Analysis: Preds Rematch with Sharks in Postseason | Nashville Predators
The Predators matched up much better against the Sharks this season than I remembered.
Preds Shift Focus from First Round Victory to Second Round Challenge | Nashville Predators
We'll see if the Preds can take any lessons from the last series into this one.
Five reasons Predators advanced | NHL.com
Not listed: being more handsome.
Capitals vs. Penguins Recap: Oshie Hat Trick is the Overtime Winner - Japers' Rink
T.J. Oshie's three goal night gave Washington the 4 to 3 overtime win over Pittsburgh.
Three things we learned in the NHL: Wilson could be in trouble - Sportsnet.ca
It's Tom Wilson, ladies and gents.
Four under-the-radar players who have an impact on Penguins-Capitals | CBSSports
Sheary looks pretty ok skating alongside Crosby and Hornqvist, but we'll see how long that lasts.
Cory Schneider Goalie Demo | NHL.com
[Video] No Vezina nomination, though.
Erik Condra 'much better' after big hit Thursday | Tampa Bay Times
I don't think he should be coming back any time soon.
Flyers not ‘focusing on or looking’ to trade Neuvirth, Mason | ProHockeyTalk
Neuvirth and Mason are currently very affordable, but that won't last long.
Wild GM: John Torchetti a 'very serious candidate' to become coach | USA Today
I thought he was already a lock.
Perry, Brassard added to Team Canada | TSN
Over/under on the number of game misconducts Perry gets?
Trophy Case: Breaking down the Selke finalists | Sportsnet.ca
Kesler would not have been top three on my ballot, but the others are obvious picks.
Corey Crawford's Vezina snub exposes flaws in goaltender evaluation | Second City Hockey
We care way more about these awards than NHL GMs, who apparently were scrambling for a third goalie to list and just wrote down the first one that came to mind.
Huge If True: Who survives Blackhawks cap crunch? | Puck Daddy
"The price of three Stanley Cups in six years is having more than $60.42 million committed to just 10 guys".
OHL Western Conference Final: Knights-Otters a Clinic, not a War | Last Word On Sports
I caught the final game of the sweep and it was a very impressive showing by London.