Monday's Dump & Chase: Hockey Vacation

There's no better way to start a mandatory work vacation than with an explosive comeback victory over central division rivals.

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Preds Score Five Unanswered, Come Back to Top Stars - Nashville Predators
The Predators never cease to amaze. In a game that seemed pretty hopeless no one expected a third period comeback like that.

Predators rally to beat Stars - The Tennessean
The only thing that would have made this game better would have been a hat-trick from Roman Josi...or if Pekka Rinne could have made that empty net goal happen. Bridgestone would have erupted.

Stars and Predators make fun of NBA mandate telling teams to be nice to each other -
As if blowing a three goal lead wasn't bad enough, the Stars were mercilessly trolled on Twitter afterwards. It's pretty funny to be honest, but we don't like them...Go Sports!

New York Rangers Trade Target: Nashville Predators' Ryan Ellis | FOX Sports
Ryan Ellis for Rick Nash? Nah. Actually, how about Nashville keeps Ryan Ellis and we all pretend this isn't a thing in the universe.

NHL Centennial Fan Arena reaches Nashville -
I wish they would have called it the NHL 100 Year Road Show, but it's still pretty neat.

Other Hockey News & Notes

Red Wings’ Nyquist offered in-person hearing for high-sticking - Article - TSN
The first suspension of 2017 is upon us. A cringe-worthy moment that was definitely poor judgement on Nyquist's part.

Hockey prepares Plan B if NHL players don't go to Olympics -
This is actually a great idea and there are plenty of young hockey players ready to fill the NHL gap for the Olympics.

Las Vegas' hockey expansion team is a test of the sport's appeal - CNBC
Las Vegas isn't going to make or break hockey. Sure, dropping an ice hockey team in the desert doesn't seem like the best idea, but people probably said similar things about Nashville and look how that turned out.

NHL ref Wes McCauley puts major emphasis on fighting call (Video) - Yahoo Sports
Maybe he's trying to make a highlight reel for the UFC?

Stock Watch for NHL Players Headed for Free Agency in 2017 | Bleacher Report
We live in a world where Alexander Radulov might be "in line for a four or five-year contract worth around $6.5 million annually" What a time to be alive.