Friday’s Dump & Chase: Off Night

The Predators should be well-rested by the time they play the Blackhawks.

Nashville Predators News

Ekholm Launches Youth Hockey Program, Introduces Nashville Youth to Sport
This is just further evidence that Mattias Ekholm is exactly who you want him to be both on and off the ice.

Nashville Predators #ThrowbackThursday: Fight Night in Smashville - On the Forecheck
Where were you on the night of October 30th, 2003? Well, if you played for the Nashville Predators or the Detroit Red Wings, you were probably in the penalty box.

Around Hockey

Crosby out at least six weeks for Penguins after core muscle surgery
You hate to hear it...

Dowling's mom was in beer line when he scored first NHL goal
Justin Dowling's mom missed her son's first NHL goal, but it seems like she had a good reason.

Rangers’ Kakko showing his potential, swagger – ProHockeyTalk
I know I've been pretty hard on Kaapo Kakko, but it seems as though he's turned a corner.

The New Jersey Devils are risking another lost season by carrying on with their goaltending duo - TheHockeyNews
Now they're blaming New Jersey's woes on the goalies.

Disorderly conduct charge against Maple Leafs' Matthews dismissed
The court case against Auston Matthews has been dismissed.