Friday's Dump and Chase: Another Successful Winter Classic

The Winter Classic was fun to watch again; The Dallas Stars would rather be a guest for now; Can the Blue Jackets make a push?; Michael Del Zotto is gross.

Nashville Predators News

Preds Practice Ponderings: Jan. 1 | Nashville Predators
Arcobello's first practice.

Predators add scrappiness in Mark Arcobello-The Tennessean

Oh no! #Grit

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Capitals top Blackhawks in Winter Classic |
In case you missed it, there was a big hockey event in Washington D.C. yesterday.

The story of the 2015 Winter Classic in 27 incredible photos | SBNation
The NHL's Winter Classic is unrivaled when it comes to imagery and atmosphere. These are some of the best photos of the 2015 event at Nationals Park.

Gallery: The chaos of the Winter Classic 2015 fan fest | Puck Daddy
As Lars von Trier once had a fox eating itself say, "chaos reigns."

Niklas Hjalmarsson says not delaying Winter Classic was ‘dangerous’ | Puck Daddy
"It was tough to see the puck and it was kind of dangerous."

Angry Barry Trotz Falcon-Punches McDonald’s Ad (GIF) | Russian Machine Never Breaks
He's on the front line for all the Mom and Pop burger joints of America.

Washington Capitals view Chicago Blackhawks as model organization | NHL
The Washington Capitals admire the Chicago Blackhawks' organizational philosophy.

Despite California success, Texas outdoor game ‘probably a ways off’ | ProHockeyTalk
Stars president Jim Lites suggested that he would rather see his team be the visitors first.

Hockey Canada badly misjudged the hockey fans in Montreal | The Hockey News
I didn't know about a lot of the thing discussed in this article. Some of the missteps made by Hockey Canada are pretty hilarious.

With team getting healthy, can the Blue Jackets make it to the playoffs? | The Hockey News
They're nine points out of a wild card spot.

Joffrey Lupul of Toronto Maple Leafs will be placed on IR | ESPN
Your annual "Joffrey Lupul is on IR" notification.

Kraft Hockeyville is coming to America | ProHockeyTalk
Featuring $150,000 in hockey rink upgrades.

Succeeding as a young defenceman in the NHL is no easy task | TSN
Seth Jones used as one of the examples.

Michael Del Zotto tweets disgusting injury to welcome 2015 (Photo) | Puck Daddy
"I put my glove there and saw the blood. I had one once on my side for 50 stitches."

Ryan Carter: 4th Line Dynamo? | Hockey Wilderness
Having fourth-liners that can play hockey are good.