Friday's Dump & Chase: Yesterday was a Good Day

Well, other than the Blue Jackets failing to tie the win-streak record.

Nashville Predators News

Sissons Scores Three, Preds Strike Lightning - Nashville Predators
Okay, but can we have games where we win 6-1 and also do well in the corsi department? Because this win was a trademark inconsistent win.

Around Hockey

Team USA Wins Gold at World Juniors In Epic Fashion - USA Hockey
A truly amazing game. Team USA rallied not once, but twice from two-goal deficits and somehow won the game in a shootout. Both teams could have easily put the game away in overtime. A match for the ages.

Russia wins bronze medal with 2-1 OT win over Sweden - CBC Sports - Video
Bummer. After USA, I always root for Finland, Germany, and then Sweden.

Chabot named MVP - International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF
The Canadian defenseman had an incredible run, ending with a silver medal (hah hah hah).

Sam Gagner makes the comeback of the year with the Blue Jackets - The Globe and Mail

Cowan: Montreal shouldn’t be embarrassed by world junior attendance | Montreal Gazette
It's been a while, BUT IS THAT A WILD HOT TAKE?

Capitals snap Jackets' streak at 16 games - Article - TSN
Awwww :(

After defying death, Arizona Coyotes minor leaguer Craig Cunningham has new lease on life - ESPN
Since he suffered on-ice cardiac arrest, Coyotes minor leaguer Craig Cunningham hasn't taken anything for granted. Instead, he's thanking the "elite" medical pros who saved him in hockey terms.

Notable Tweets

As much as I'm happy we have Johansen, I do miss Jones. Can we at least get little Jonesy?