Friday's Dump & Chase: Going Shopping

Today is Black Friday, and I assume that by the time you've read this I will have spent a truly embarrassing amount on electronics I totally and absolutely needed. If only David Poile could have stood in line outside of a store to exchange assets for that 1C at the top of all our Christmas lists

Nashville News & Notes

A short analysis of NHL prospects in the SHL - Eyes On The Prize
EOTP did a bit of number-crunching of the NHL prospect playing in the Swedish league. No analysis of Emil Pettersson, but you can see his peers.

Nashville Predators junior prospects continue the talent influx | Hockey's Future
A quick catch-me-up of what Nashville's prospects have accomplished this season.

Preds Guess Country Lyrics (11/25/15) Video | Nashville Predators
Just go watch this.

Chris Mason used role as backup goaltender to ready for new career as broadcaster |
#HeyThanksForHavingMeGuys has a pretty good chance of turning his uncanny ability to find the camera into a good second career.

Hockey World: Would the Oilers trade Nugent-Hopkins for a top defenceman? | Edmonton Journal
Someone from Edmonton asked Trotz about Nashville needing a 1C versus a 1D, but the short comparison of Jordan Staal versus Leon Draisaitl is worth consideration.

Around the NHL

Steer: On cognitive bias, and avoiding harmful narratives in hockey | BSN Denver
Sure, I could look at Colorado rationally and decide they're a horrible team, but where's the fun in that?

Oilers' McDavid weeks 'ahead of schedule' in recovery |
Stop me if you've heard this one before: star player appears to be ahead of schedule in recovery due to a broken clavicle.

Early playoff peek? | TSN
Saving you the trouble of reading, the chart has Nashville second in the division.

Sidney Crosby still isn't scoring and nobody knows why |
It sounds like what Crosby really needs is a decent defenseman. Well, whattaya know...

McLellan on Oilers’ loss to ‘Canes: ‘That’s a really disappointing effort from our hockey club’ | ProHockeyTalk
McClellan discovers he did in fact sign on to coach the Edmonton Oilers.

Holiday specials: Six NHL players who could be traded this winter | USA Today
There are a lot of expensive players on this list.

NHL - Morning 3-on-3 -- Should the Montreal Canadiens be worried about Carey Price? | ESPN
I think we can say with certainty that running a goalie into the ground when they're having an injury issue may not be a good idea.