Friday's Dump & Chase: Senioritis

I know what it's like: last week of school and you've already got your test scores and your acceptance letter. But you still have to show up and try not to embarrass yourself. Just one more game.

Nashville News & Notes

Fifteen with Corey Potter | Admirals Roundtable
Get to know Nashville's deadline acquisition.

Watch Preds Mike Fisher and Garth Brooks sing for Carrie Underwood | The Tennessean
No indication if Johansen is going to counter with a duet of his own.

2016 Predators Foundation Grant Recipients | Nashville Predators
Stick taps.

Predators Set Franchise Attendance Mark | Nashville Predators
Not too shabby!

Around Hockey

Down Goes Brown: The five strangest votes cast for major NHL awards | The Hockey News
The moral of the story is the PHWA is incompetent with the memories of goldfish.

Whale’s Long hopes NWHL legacy more than hit |
Imagine if the Central division only ever played each other.

Rogers axing NHL production head Gord Cutler ahead of playoffs seems odd | Awful Announcing
And no one seems to know why.

Dallas Stars Announce Preseason Game In Las Vegas | Dallas Stars
Los Angeles does this every year, but it's still weirdly surprising.

What are the Colorado Avalanche going to do now? | Puck Daddy
I hope they trade us Duchene for another old and slow guy.

Why Dr. Charles Tator believes concussions will change hockey culture |
I don't believe it will be possible to evolve with head injuries as far as we have with eye safety without fundamentally changing the game, but looking at the progress is always good.

Drunken B.C. parents drop the gloves at kids hockey tourney | The Province

Cult of Hockey: Oilers trending up with McLellan | Edmonton Journal
Let's just check the standings...oh.

Analytics pose tough challenge for Hockey Canada | Toronto Sun
I'm not sure analytics are the cure for whatever's ailing Hockey Canada.

Hockey without rough stuff: How junior leagues have decreased fighting | USA Today
This is where fighting is truly being phased out of the game.