Friday’s Dump & Chase: Crowning the King of Hockey

Pekka Rinne scored a goal and everyone lost their mind. I still haven’t found mine.

Nashville Predators News

Just gonna start with this:

Nashville Predators 5, Chicago Blackhawks 2 Game Recap: PEKKA RINNE SCORED A GOAL - On the Forecheck
There’s a recap and not just joyful screaming in here, we promise. Somehow, Nick was able to to hold it together to do this recap.

NHL Power Rankings: Mid-season Awards Edition -
While, yes, this doesn't bode well for the Nashville Predators, it may be worth checking out what is written about the New Jersey Devils.

Blackhawks vs. Predators NHL 2020: Score, recap, stats, highlights - Second City Hockey
I know this is another game recap, but this is from our Blackhawks sitemates at Second City Hockey. Take a look—this is what it sounds like to be disappointed regularly...they barely register the insult to injury that was Pekka Rinne's goal.

IceDogs trade Phil Tomasino to Generals for nine draft picks -
Of course, this means absolutely nothing changes in regards to his status with the Nashville Predators organization.

Around Hockey

Tony DeAngelo has historic performance for New York Rangers
Tony DeAngelo had himself quite a night.

The Nikita Gusev gamble is finally starting to pay off for the New Jersey Devils - TheHockeyNews
Nikita Gusev seems to be coming around. Do you think it's the new coach?

Boston Pride lead the way with eight NWHL All-Star Game selections - TheHockeyNews
The NWHL All-Star Game was in Nashville last year (and was an incredible experience). This year, it will be in Boston and the hometown team will be well-represented with players from the Boston Pride.

Shayne Gostisbehere to have arthroscopic surgery on left knee; Flyers call up David Kase, send down Mikhail Vorobyev
The timing on this works out very nicely for the Philadelphia Flyers, but as a Shayne Gostisbehere fan, I hope everything goes smooth.

Defining quality starts and steals for NHL hockey goalies - Raw Charge
What does it mean for a goalie to steal a game? What's a quality start?