Friday's Dump & Chase: T-Minus

The countdown is on. All eighty-two games of the regular season were played in the hopes of getting to this one. So settle in everybody, it's going to be a late one.

Nashville News & Notes

Preds Prepare for Game One in Anaheim | Nashville Predators
The Preds will have to win at least one game on the road. Can they do it?

Positional Preview: Dynamic Forward Duos | Nashville Predators
News of the Predators being outmatched were overstated.

Vladislav Kamenev Suspended Two-Games by IIHF | Admirals Roundtable
That took a while.

5 unforgettable Predators playoff moments | The Tennessean
I'm going to treasure game 2 in 2015 forever.

Around Hockey

W2W4: Philadelphia Flyers vs. Washington Capitals, Game 1 | ESPN
The Capitals took game one, but the Flyers didn't make it easy.

Henrik Lundqvist's injury not 'too serious'; status for Game 2 unknown | CBSSports
I hope he's okay. Scary stuff.

Matthews reflects on season, looks ahead to Draft |
I wonder if Matthews ever gets tired of hearing how everything about him is non-traditional.

LA Kings fans can cut lines at LAX during playoffs | Puck Daddy
Jeff Carter had a profile in Delta's in flight magazine. I may have to resolve to never use my hometown airline again.

Blackhawks cups inadvertently sent to St. Louis Dunkin' Donuts location |
Tim Horton's is the official coffee of the St. Louis Blues.

Prepare for so many worthy NHL Rookie of the Year nominee snubs this season | SBNation
If only Eichel had real linemates all season long...

Down Goes Brown: Teams under most/least playoff pressure |
I guess I'll take it.

Caps GM on Holtby’s Vezina chances: ‘I think he’ll get it’ | ProHockeyTalk
That's a pretty good bet.

The American Hockey Revolution - WSJ
Weirdly enough, "if you build it, they will come" works in non-traditional markets.

C’Mon Ref: Distance doesn’t always prevent a referee from making a call | TSN
Tim Peel is terrible, just in case you didn't know.