Friday's Dump & Chase: Playoffs!

The NWHL's playoffs start today, and we're in the home stretch of the NHL season as well! I almost don't want it to end, but I can't wait. It's like Christmas. What will the Predators give us this year?

Nashville News & Notes

Predators' Barret Jackman likely a scratch against Devils | The Tennessean
I'm not convinced he isn't hurt.

Future Watch 2016: the NHL’s top 10 rising prospects | The Hockey News
Vesey and Kamenev are featured.

5 Games Nashville Predators Fans Need to See In March | TheHockeyWriters
March 26th will be fun.

Predators get a point but win streak ends | Tennessean
Predators set franchise record with point in 11th game in a row. But truth be told, we hated this game.

Adam Vingan and the number 11

Around Hockey

Jaromir Jagr Gave Up His 10 Cups Of Coffee Per Day For Lent | Deadspin
It has been 24 hours since I had caffeine.

Six reasons Shayne Gostisbehere is objectively better than Connor McDavid | Broad Street Hockey
Sad but true, Canada.

Carey Price on shutting down for injury: ‘I’m going to play regardless’ | Puck Daddy
He won't be going to Worlds, though, in the least surprising news ever.

Auston Matthews faces 'uphill road' to earn World Cup spot |
As much as the article would like you to think, no, it's not because he played in Switzerland.

Flyers’ Manning received death threats after collision with McDavid – ProHockeyTalk
Getting death threats isn't "a big deal" because "Canadian fans are passionate".

Five Things You Need To Know For The NWHL Semifinals | ESPN
The NWHL's inaugural season's playoffs begin this evening.

A definitive, totally-not-facetious ranking of every World Cup of Hockey jersey | SBNation
Team North America gets the top ranking, as it should.

Maryland Girls Hit the Beach for Hockey | USA Hockey
I love stories about making mite hockey work in the US.

Henrik Lundqvist, Hockey’s Fashion Leader | NYTimes
I think Subban may one day unseat the King, but not yet.

Study finds hockey players often underhydrated | The University of Kansas
Hockey players need to focus on drinking more water all the time, not just during stoppages in play.