Friday's Dump & Chase: Welcome to San Andreas

I have never lived in Southern California. But if it's anything like what many consider the best modern video game of our time, Grand Theft Auto V, I think I'm okay without experiencing it first hand. If I can't commandeer a private jet to escape the National Guard out of LAX, what's

Nashville Predators News & Notes

NHL -- Nashville Predators' Pekka Rinne is only playing to win | ESPN
There's some good stuff in this. We're going to look back and really miss this guy when he's through playing. Hopefully, that'll be a while from now.

Q&A: NHL Commissioner Calls Preds Franchise a 'Success Story' - Nashville Predators - Features
Again, cheer this man.

Morning 3-on-3 -- Are the Nashville Predators ready for a Stanley Cup run? | ESPN

Predators GM likes what he sees so far | Tennessean
And he's seen some good hockey so far.

Cogen walks away confident in Predators' new leadership | Nashville Post
We owe a debt of thanks to Jeff Cogen.

Browsing Around Other Hockey News

Hanifin healthy-scratched but will remain in NHL -
And the rebuild has officially begun.

Dreger on Kopitar, Kings Contract Situation - Today's Slapshot

Bruins’ Brett Connolly Thriving On Line With Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand | Boston Bruins |
He's a lucky man getting to play with those guys. And credit to Julien, who has a pretty firm grasp on his team's capabilities.

Michael Hutchinson huge in goal as Winnipeg Jets beat Blackhawks | Winnipeg Sun
That dude made 45 saves.

Winnipeg Jets ban fan headdresses for Blackhawks visit | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Cc: NHL, Nashville Predators, et al.

Johansen Set To Return Vs. Capitals | BlueJackets Xtra
Perhaps he was just diagnosed with the Torts?

Final: Unlucky bounce sends Ducks to another defeat - The Orange County Register
They can't even win the games we want them to win. SMH.

Chicago Blackhawks staying strong without Duncan Keith | ProHockeyTalk
Valar morghulis.

Grown-Ass Man Steals Puck Meant For Little Kid | Deadspin
Good on the Penguins to make this better, and owning it via Twitter.

Canadiens will scratch Alexander Semin against Oilers -
It only took 10 games.

LeBrun: Sakic, Avalanche starving for wins - Article - TSN
They got a big one over Tampa last night. It only took Varly standing on his head. So yeah, the Avs are "back".

Erik Karlsson sounds off on 3-on-3 overtime -
Wait... the one guy who is perfect for 3v3 hates it?

Not Hockey

Where to Eat Hot Chicken in Nashville, October 2015 - Eater Nashville
Has anyone here tried Helen's?

The Rams accidentally sent $25,000 worth of tickets to a fan, then kindly asked for them back -
That's peak St. Louis right there. And they can use the leftover USPS box to make a new pizza crust.

That's all from me today. Have a great weekend.