Monday’s Dump & Chase: Finals Week

The Nashville Predators have three final tests to pass in order to qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Nashville Predators News

Was Preds’ win against Dallas Stars good enough for NHL playoffs? -

It certainly didn’t hurt. Still bogus that a team like the Stars can be so low beneath .500 and still be in a playoff race. Use three points for a regulation win already. Or hell, just bring ties back instead of deciding a game via a ruleset not utilized in the previous 60 minutes.

Juuse Saros is saving the Nashville Predators’ season -


Around Hockey

Seattle Kraken officially become the NHL’s 32nd franchise -

Everyone knows they’re official already, but in case you overlooked it, Seattle can now officially make trades.

In competitive Central, the Lightning aren’t the only heavyweight anymore -

Reminder that the Predators, should they qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs, are in for a very, very tall task.

Jack Todd: Cole Caufield is making the game fun again -

I mean, Caufield made college hockey the most fun it’s been in years for Wisconsin Badger fans.

Blue Jackets rock slightly new look; can’t beat Ohio native Nedeljkovic, Canes - The Cannon -

Update on tonight’s opponent, Columbus, from our sister blog The Cannon.

Hurricanes’ Brind’Amour prioritizing extension for coaching, equipment staff -

Who wouldn’t want to work or play for Brind’Amour? Outstanding leader.