Monday's Dump & Chase: Clinched!

The Preds clinched a playoff berth last night, despite losing 4-1 to the Blues. Thank you Coyotes!

Nashville Predators News

Preds Clinch Berth in Stanley Cup Playoffs
What Mike Fisher said...

Preds Unable to Clinch with Loss to Blues
Psssh, this is old news.

Predators clinch playoff spot for third consecutive season
Three seasons for Peter Laviolette, three playoff berths. That's a good start to his tenure, I'd say.

Other Hockey News

Kings eliminated from playoff contention with loss |
Thank you Mike Smith and your 34 saves! You are the best!

Bruins move into second place in Atlantic |
I didn't agree with the firing of Claude Julien, but the Bruins definitely seemed to have turned a corner.

Penguins climb to second place in Metro |
It would have been cool, but I guess this puts to rest any chance of the Hurricanes making the playoffs. It's a near impossibility at this point.

Minnesota Wild 5, Colorado Avalanche 2 |
Guys, let's think about our friends over there at MileHighHockey for a minute. They've been through hell this year.

John Tavares of Islanders out for regular season
That's gonna seal it for the Islanders, probably.

Gotta See It: Quick's jaw-dropping save of the year candidate -
You'll have to watch this one a couple times to even understand what happened. His skate became a glove.

Ducks retake top spot in Pacific after victory over Flames -
Need I remind you that the Preds could face the Ducks in the first round? Again?

Penguins' Kunitz out 'longer-term' with lower-body injury -
The list of injured Penguins is growing. Kunitz joins Malkin, Letang, Hagelin, Daley, and Maata.