Friday's Dump & Chase: Alberta Bound

The Preds are already in Alberta, but they're headed north to the capitol of Edmonton tonight to face off against McDavid and the Malkin to his Crosby, Leon Draisaitl. They pack a stronger punch than we're used to, so tonight should be a pretty good tilt.

Nashville News & Notes

Roman Josi should be able to hit the ice again next week -
Let's be real, we all knew he got a concussion. I just hope it's safe for him to continue playing hockey.

Predators Acquire Andrew O'Brien from Ducks | Nashville Predators
This is a thing that happened last night.

Predators' Cody McLeod 're-energized' by trade | The Tennessean
This isn't much of a trade, but boy are they trying to sell it to us.

Around Hockey

Three players who could be dealt | ESPN
I'm already tired of Kevin Shattenkirk and his inevitable move to the Rangers.

Stars struggle but keep playoffs in sight | USA Today
The Central is still wide open, but the most Dallas should hope for is to sneak in to the playoffs.

Capitals shine glaring light on Blues’ goalie woes | ProHockeyTalk
"Allen: six saves, four goals allowed in 25:11 time on ice. Hutton: five saves, three goals allowed in 35:49" That is incredible.

Grabner scores pair as Rangers slow down Leafs -- TSN
It was karma for all the overconfidence from Leafs fans about Henrik Lundqvist's recent struggles.

Coyotes assign Anthony Duclair to AHL's Tucson Roadrunners -
Some segments of twitter were going nuts over this news, but there's not much to see here. The Coyotes are bad, Duclair's been disappointing, and sending a 21 year old to the AHL isn't unusual.

The ‘Four-Line Challenge’ will be the NHL’s newest All-Star Skills Competition event -
We'll see how this works.

Warm Temps Aren’t Going To Stop The Pond Hockey Championship " WCCO | CBS Minnesota
The Pond Hockey Champinship is a pretty big deal. Thanks, global warming.

Minor league hockey team’s bus crashes near Peoria, serious injuries |
A very scary scene, but there were no life-threatening injuries.

McDavid fourth-fastest active player to 100 points. How do other top youngsters stack up? | The Hockey News
The takeaway from this article is that there's a lot worth watching in the NHL right now.