Friday’s Dump & Chase: Whatever and Ever, Amen

I used a picture of Kasimir Kaskisuo because he is blameless in all of this. Also, you can see his two-piece mask.

Nashville Predators News

How the AHL prepared Eeli Tolvanen and Mathieu Olivier for NHL impact | On the Forecheck
Eeli Tolvanen and Mathieu Olivier are making a big impact on Nashville’s roster, largely thanks to Milwaukee head coach Karl Taylor.

I wrote this, it’s probably the best thing I’ve written and 100 percent of the credit goes to Karl Taylor for being a phenomenal interviewee and an even better coach.

[Ed.: Some of the credit also goes to Shaun. I really enjoyed reading it.]

Johansen Removed from COVID-19 Protocol List; More Transactions Made
There was a flurry of roster movement right before the game last night. If I'm looking at anyone on the taxi squad to come in and make an impact, it's Rem Pitlick. I'm ready to see what he does with his chance once he gets it.

Recap: Nashville Predators 4, Florida Panthers 5: Preds Can’t Complete Comeback (Again) | On the Forecheck
Mattias Ekholm stock is so hot right now.

Around Hockey

Detroit Red Wings - Carolina Hurricanes - March 4th, 2021 |
We were all waiting to see how the Svechnikov Bowl would go. I, for one, am not surprised.

Hall willing to stay with Sabres with another contract: report
"Yeah, I'm open to anything," the forward told The Buffalo News on Thursday. "It's not like I've had an amazing statistical year by any means so far this year. Just in saying that, I think I've enjoyed my time here. I really like the guys, the coaching staff, the way we're treated as players, and like we said from the start, my agent and myself, we're open to anything."

Blichfeld suspended two games for actions in Sharks game
Two games, huh? Neat.

Alex Ovechkin fined $5,000 for spearing Bruins' Frederic
That'll teach him!

Lake Placid raising cash for Olympic hockey monument
I would like to see this monument.

NHL Power Rankings: Time To Step Up Edition
Lord, help us.