Monday's Dump & Chase: Let The Stretch Commence

This stretch of hockey--between the All-Star game and the playoffs--can be unpredictable and so much fun to watch. Let the games begin!

Nashville Predators News

The All-Star experience was not nearly as fun this year for Predators fans (how could it be?) with the event in Los Angeles and only one Predator in attendance. But, hey, it's just the All-Star game. P.K. Subban did score a goal in the Central Division's only game:

All-Star Weekend was Humbling Experience for Subban
The man loves to have fun, but he doesn't forget how awe-inspiring it is to be a part of this event.

P.K. Subban among players mic'd up for skills contest
This is pretty entertaining, though that conversation with Ovechkin and Crosby was awwwwwwkkward.

Other Hockey News

Metropolitan defeats Pacific in All-Star Game final |
Wayne Simmonds, playing in front of many fans of his former team, the Los Angeles Kings, wins MVP honors. Solid player, solid performance.

Pacific wins first All-Star Game semifinal |
I'm just sayin'-- Corey Crawford and Devan Dubnyk both gave up 5 goals on 11 shots. I'm just sayin'.

Metropolitan defeats Altantic 10-6 |
The Metro Division is really good, man

Auston Matthews has positive learning experience at NHL All-Star Game
The first of many!.

John Tavares 'would love to go' to the Olympics - CBC Sports - Sporting news, opinion, scores, standings, schedules
And we would love to watch you, John. But the owners refuse to pay for your food and lodging, so...

Death to shootouts? The NHL's top players are open to the idea | The Hockey News
The fans concur, for the most part. People want a conclusion that resembles hockey. One idea? Bring back the tie.