Monday’s Dump & Chase: Limping

Predators travel to play defending Western Conference Champions Dallas after getting smoked by Detroit.

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‘Don’t Throw Away All Our Hard Work’ | CHN
A good article on an Omaha team that’s surprised a lot of people this season.

Holy Cross to host 2021 Ice Breaker Tournament; event will also include Boston College, Northeastern, Quinnipiac |
This tournament will take place in October, not this season. This includes a nice mix of teams across the conferences located on the east coast.

Saturday Roundup: Minnesota Sharp In Sweep of Notre Dame | CHN
This doesn’t include Sunday’s games, where Wisconsin bounced back and beat Michigan. Honestly, the Big Ten is a mess of teams that just don’t want to be a #1 seed come tournament time.

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Columbus Blue Jackets activate D Zach Werenski off injured reserve |
Oh good, another team trying to tighten the grip on the Predators’ neck is getting an all-star defender back from injury.

The Greatest: NHL Hit of the 21st Century Subban v. Emelin |
This is the Subban hit from when he was still a Hab and rocked Brad Marchand in the playoffs. Clean, low hip, perfect.

Veteran Joe Thornton ‘can’t wait’ to return to Toronto Maple Leafs’ lineup |
Joe Thornton was just five games into his Maple Leafs career when a collision with Edmonton’s Josh Archibald caused a fractured rib that’s kept the veteran sidelined for the last month. It was hardly the start Thornton was looking for in Toronto, and coming off his first full practice since the injury on Sunday, he’s more ready than ever to get back to work.

Ron Hextall and the curious case of departed Flyers | Broad Street Hockey
To paraphrase Bill Withers, ain’t no sunshine when he’s gone.