Friday's Dump & Chase: Blackout

That could describe a lot of things. My difficultly of watching the game last night, my rage blackouts at basically everything during the game, the liquor blackouts happening on my twitter timeline. It was a bad time. Best to just black out and forget it.

Around Hockey

Gretzky picks 87 over 97: 'Sid is still the best player in hockey' |
Gretzky gave his opinion, which may seem contradictory to earlier opinions.

Why Edmonton’s risky Hall-Larsson trade isn’t paying off -
"The funny thing is that the Oilers already had a pretty good defensive pairing." Yes, a single defensive pairing. One member of which is on IR for the forseeable future. It turns out you need six NHL caliber defensemen.

Where will the Canadiens get their scoring? -- TSN
Just pass the puck to Weber, I guess.

Bruised Blackhawks will be without Seabrook, Toews vs. Rangers | NBC Sports
The Blackhawks have been one of the healthiest teams in the league over the past several years. That may not be the case anymore.

What Team USA and Team Canada would look like if the NHL does not participate in the Winter Olympics | ESPN
This list could be better.

Clock is ticking on NHL’s involvement in 2018 Winter Olympic Games | USA Today
It seems to me that the biggest issue are the owners not wanting to risk their assets or miss out on money.

Alexander Radulov, Once a Disrupter, Grows Into a Leader for the Canadiens - The New York Times
"I always wanted to come back." How about not having left?

Long Island becoming an NHL talent producer |
Ah yes, the non-traditional hockey market of--New York?

Americans advance to sledge hockey final | The Guardian
CC: the US Men's National Team.