Friday's Dump & Chase: You're Welcome

Like Dan said yesterday, we all had to step up to make this happen. For me, I lost a bet, paid up, and now we're all rewarded with free frosties. So, you're welcome, Preds.

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Preds' Pekka Rinne: 'Everything's dictated by the results' | The Tennessean
We're going to need some better results going forward.

15 Most Interesting: Jimmy Vesey | The Harvard Crimson
Vesey gets pegged for one of Harvard's most interesting seniors.

Saskatoon Blades acquire goalie Evan Smith from Victoria Royals | Saskatoon StarPhoenix
I'll be honest, I have no idea what this means.

Star-Studded Musical Lineup Revealed for All-Star Weekend in Nashville | Nashville Predators
Those are certainly musical artists.

Around Hockey

Why Milan Lucic is a very interesting pending UFA | ProHockeyTalk
Will Vancouver pay Lucic large sums of money to forget that jerks vandalized his parents' church?

How NHL refs played by the tough guy code and are now paying the price | The Guardian
Referees are at risk for injury while on the ice too, and that includes concussions. (The link contains profanity.)

SKA - Salavat Yulaev. Match facts | SKA
For those keeping track at home, Moses scored in his KHL debut on Wednesday.

Bracing for the Steven Stamkos hysteria |
It's going to be so awkward when he signs in Nashville.

Why does the league still allow bare-knuckle fighting? | ESPN
For all your semi-monthly thoughts about the place of fighting in the game.

Women's outdoor game facing scheduling conflict TSN
I believe the members of the USWNT playing in this game is a foregone conclusion. Just waiting on USA Hockey to catch up.

The next big thing in hockey training is personalized smoothies |
In reasons why I'm not a professional athlete, the fact that I hate smoothies is definitely top ten.

Nazem Kadri on Donald Trump Muslim ban: ‘He’s pretty delusional’ | Puck Daddy
Someone asked Nazem Kadri about Donald Trump's comments about banning the immigration of Muslims. I hope this doesn't interfere with our eventual acquisition of him as our top line center.

Patrick Kane, Jamie Benn among NHL leaders in percentage of team scoring | Behind the Numbers
Karlsson is the only defenseman on this list, so I'm not sure if that says good or bad things about Nashville.