Monday's Dump & Chase: 52 Degrees

That's today's high. Let's hope the melted snow has some place to go.

Nashville Predators News & Notes

That’ll Do Maz, That’ll Do; Ads Win 1-0 | Admirals Roundtable
That's a swell tandem up in Milwaukee these days.

2016 NHL All-Star Weekend Arrives in Nashville - 01/24/2016 - Nashville Predators - Photo Galleries
A photo gallery to prove it.

At least one positive for Blue Jackets: Seth Jones looks legit – ProHockeyTalk
Absolutely. And we're all pulling for him.

Predators try another left wing starter | Tennessean
"We're just trying things." I liked Miikka Salomaki, for the record.

Other Hockey News & Notes

Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw returned to game after swallowing some teeth -
I thought he was just eating glass and/or paint chips. Again.

Connor McDavid headed off to California - Edmonton |
McDavid is scheduled to return after the break. And guess who got sent down to the minors today? If you watched Saturday's game, don't act shocked.

Huberdeau's puck luck has changed for the better - Sun Sentinel
Playing beside Jaromir Jagr and Sasha Barkov has to be a good help as well.

NHL Insider: Fan questions aplenty during Wild's slide -
Grab the popcorn.

Report: Bolts offer Stamkos 8-year, $68M deal | and The Tampa Tribune
It's a starting point. $8.5 is wishful thinking, but unless Stammer is asking for $12, Tampa can make him an offer he wants... if he wants to be in Florida.

Heika: Can Stars learn from dreadful run to get back to one of West's best? Ruff: 'We need more guys to dig in' | SportsDay
The funny thing that no one else has mentioned... the Stars did this before. 2010-2011.

Staying team-minded among Avalanche's Calvin Pickard's goals - The Denver Post
Calvin Pickard is biding his time as the Colorado Avalanche's insurance policy in goal (and possible trade bait for the Avs, and he kinda knows it).

NHL dodging another blow to image in concussion lawsuit |
Not a great look for Colin Campbell.

Trade them or keep them? Nine tough NHL deadline questions |
Let's all laugh at the Blues if/when they do something dumb like trading Backes.

Blues, Backes hope to work out a deal | STLToday
Then again I'm not sure what's a smarter move, trading him or paying him. "Many point to the six-year, $41.2 million extension signed last year by Anaheim’s Ryan Kesler as a comparable..."

Big Read: Babcock will turn Kadri into a star -
Wow. That's some confidence from Sportsnet. And some savvy webpage scripting.

Bobby Ryan's game-winning goal means a family will now adopt an adorable puppy -
More like Pawttawa Senators, amirite?

Julie Chu, fellow Canadian Women's Hockey League stars hope to eventually play for pay | - News
Ctrl + F "NWHL". No results found.

Not Hockey

Now is the perfect time to quit Destiny | The Verge
No one is listening.