Monday's Dump & Chase: 40 is the New 28

1999, hope and uncertainty was in the air along with the name of a new sports team in Nashville. That inaugural season and the next, the Nashville Predators collected 28 wins and finished last in the Division. Fast-forward, #Cal9er <a href="

Nashville Predators News

Stalberg trying to stay positive through ups and downs of professional hockey | FOX Sports

I know this is divisive, but can we PLEASE just give him another shot?

Rinne on Vezina Trophy, Fans |

Don't tell me he really isnt thinking about the Vezna at all.

The Chatterbox, Vol. 70 | Admirals Roundtable

Chatter away!

Nashville wins, but Neuvirth is making Buffalo pesky | ProHockeyTalk

Just when it seems like everything is going right, they go and have someone play well. #OnlyInBuffalo

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Herb Brooks' 1980 Olympic hockey gold medal ring sells for $113K | Puck Daddy

Just some pocket change.

The Provies: Hobbled Miller earns the love while Sedins thug it up, riding the Big Guy’s high. Aren’t we all? | The Province

They sure are enthusiastic about their hockey up there.

The Kings weren't impressed by their second outdoor game, would rather play inside - Puck Drunk Love

They win a few Cups, and suddenly they just get so damn highbrow and snooty.

Late-Night Fire Alarm at Caps Hotel Reveals Entire Caps Team Sleeps Shirtless-RNMB

Good to know.

Sharks chew on playoff hopes after Stadium Series setback to Kings | Puck Daddy

Could this really be the year they finally collapse BEFORE the playoffs?

Lundqvist expected to be re-evaluated in the next week | theScore

Such a freaky injury.

SI Vault: Relive Team USA's Miracle On Ice win in 1980 -

To the rest of the world we must seem like that forty year old guy at the gas station talking about his old football state championship ring form high school.

Report: Hurricanes say Jordan Staal trade rumors are unfounded | theScore

No real shock there.

Bruins’ Rask snaps after surrendering goal, chops down Hawks’ Versteeg in process | The Hockey News

They won too.

Morgan Rielly’s mistake, casual misogyny and the empty idea of "The Outrage Police" | The Hockey News

Sometimes a title makes an article worth reading on its merit alone.

Bruins surprise Blackhawks | Boston Herald

We are creeping away from Chicago in the standings, and it is beautiful.

Nathan MacKinnon scores hat trick as Avs top Lightning - The Denver Post

In case you forgot about him and his enjoyable irrelevant team.

Blackhawks give Darling two-year extension | ProHockeyTalk

The timing of this is very odd.

Steve Montador death should prod NHL to ban fighting altogether - Chicago Tribune

This is such a tough issue, and I really don't know if there is a clear answer at this point.

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