Friday's Dump and Chase: Neal before Zod

Last night James Neal had his coming out party, scoring the Predators only three goals. It was an exciting moment for Neal and the Nashville fanbase who witnessed a convincing win against one of the league's best. While much of the focus has been on Neal's hat trick, we shouldn't over lo

Nashville Predators News

Rinne: Preds impressive against tough Blackhawks-The Tennessean

Gonna have to agree with Pekka on this one.

Predators winger Neal caught 'blindsided' by trade from Penguins | TribLIVE
"it's not my problem anymore."

Nashville proving they can compete with the elite | The Predatorial
But can they keep it up for 82 games?

Predator of the Week: Week 2 | Predlines
Also with Admiral of the week!

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Glenn Healy rips Alex Ovechkin and his mother | Puck Daddy
Another breakdown in logic by an old hockey guy ripping Ovechkin.

Giordano excels amid Flames' struggles | TSN
Mark Giordano is still very good and the Flames are still very bad.

The next Mike Babcock deal could alter the landscape | ESPN
There is a pay wall for this article. If you can access it, can I please borrow money?

Red Wings' Abdelkader caps 3-goal rally with OT winner | theScore
The Pens had a tough one last night...

Sharks lose to Blue Jackets on late goal | San Jose Mercury News
So did the Sharks... again.

What motivates Patrick Kane? (Puck Daddy Interview) | Puck Daddy
Interview by Joshua Cooper.

Brandon Saad Is The Energizer For Any Line | Blackhawk Up
He had a number of chances last night and was noticeable through out the game.

The (really) unbelievable path of Pierre-Edouard Bellemare | Sporting News
This is a great story. I hope he stays with the big club.

Where Do the Oilers Rank on the NHL Misery Index? | Grantland
See, Taylor? At least you're not on the 1974 Washington Capitals. What? That doesn't help? Oh.

On Johnny Boychuk’s Boston homecoming, Bruins GM under fire | Puck Daddy
The Bruins lost to the Isles because the players missed Boychuk just so darn much.

Bruins' Chara expected to miss 4-6 weeks with knee injury | theScore
Things are about to get interesting in Boston.