Monday's Dump & Chase: Joey Shoots

Ryan Johansen fires shots (and not just the on-goal kind).

Nashville Predators News

Ducks rally to win Game 2 against Predators, tie series |
While this particular game didn't go how I thought it would, the series is going exactly how I thought it would.

Predators' Ryan Johansen calls out Ryan Kesler after Game 2 -

Game Two Infographic: Preds 3, Ducks 5
Hits were more even than I thought.

Ducks to Predators: This will be a series
" looked like the start of a Mother’s Day laugher" and then ended with us probably cursing loudly in front of our mothers.

Rexrode: Predators coach Peter Laviolette is ornery, intense, beloved
Really nice mini-biography of Laviolette here. Well researched, well written.

Ducks rally from two-goal deficit to beat Preds, tie series - Article - TSN
This is what the Ducks do... they rally. The Preds will have to work 10 times harder to gain and protect a lead in this series than they did against the Blues and Blackhawks.

Other Hockey News

The five most dominant Stanley Cup runs in NHL history | The Hockey News
This is an interesting perspective. Right now the Preds are 9-3 in their Cup run.

U.S. beats Slovakia for 5th win at hockey worlds
The United States will play in the quarterfinals, but not before they face Russia. I feel like there's political jokes to make here, but I won't make them.