Friday’s Dump & Chase: We Carry On

Let’s all wash the taste of last night’s loss out of our mouths with Halloween candy we stole from our children.

Nashville Predators News

Halloween Horrors: The Most Haunting Moments in Predators History | On the Forecheck
Great article from Nick. Even though Halloween has passed, you can read this in the aftermath of last night and remember that things could have been much, much worse.

Austin Watson Signs 3-Year, $4.5 Million Extension With Nashville Predators | On the Forecheck
It was kind of a strange way to announce this, but the Predators have extended one of their non-Roman Josi pending UFAs.

Nashville Predators 5, Calgary Flames 6 (OT): Flames Rally to Steal This One From Preds | On the Forecheck
Uh, it was a "thriller" last night. If you missed it, just read this and save yourself the disappointing finale.

NHL Power Rankings: How's Your Rookie Doing? Edition |
Well, well, well, looks who's in second...and miles ahead of Kaapo Kakko.

Around Hockey

Which slow-starting Stanley Cup contender can turn it around? | ProHockeyTalk
I'd put my money on Tampa Bay before I put it on Toronto.

Byfuglien has ankle surgery while suspended by Jets
Strange things are "afoot" with Dustin Byfuglien and the Winnipeg Jets.

Breakout Defenders: five under-the-radar rearguards stepping up this season | TheHockeyNews
I guess at this stage, Mattias Ekholm is no longer considered "under-the-radar", but one former Predator makes an appearance on the list.

Jets’ Letestu shut down for 6 months due to myocarditis | ProHockeyTalk
The Winnipeg Jets seem to have very bad luck this season.

Halloween Hockey: One statistic that will scare each NHL fanbase | TheHockeyNews
The stat for Nashville is also the stat that scares me the most.

Future Watch: the top 10 Europeans to watch at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge | TheHockeyNews
If you haven't heard of Brad Lambert, get ready to start hearing that name a lot more in a few years.

Why wasn't Price removed from game after taking skate to the head? - Video | TSN
It's almost like no one's worried about concussions.

Devils' Taylor Hall: 'We're kind of battling our own fans right now' |
I said before the season started that I didn't think the New Jersey Devils would make the playoffs; so far, this looks like a solid prediction.

Agent says Evgeni Malkin hiring lawyer to investigate cryptocurrency report |