Monday's Dump & Chase: Living After Midnight

14 wins to go....

Nashville Predators News & Notes / Adam Vingan's Twitter

Smith, Rinne lead Predators to win over Ducks in Game 2 -
James Neal's swipe is getting a lot of coverage. The other SN link at least had the Kesler swipe... but the video embedded here actually shows the Kesler swipe first. Neal wasn't right with what he did, but it's at least a little better knowing that it was a receipt to the Ducks.

Statistically Speaking: Preds ride Rinne to victory - Article - TSN
Again.... Nashville didn't steal anything. They seized the games.

Predators take 2-0 series lead on Ducks | Tennessean
It's new territory. But is the captain excited?

Bruce Boudreau's Press Conference / Ducks Stuff

Vingan covered the Caps before coming to God's country. He would know.

Jeff Miller: Ducks now need to find road magic – and quick - The Orange County Register
Hey Jeff, um... the Ducks were among the league's most penalized teams in the league. Again. The victim role doesn't fit the Ducks.

Other NHL News

5 things we learned in the NHL: A night of firsts -
"It was good night for players searching for their first career playoff goals, Mrazek reclaimed the No. 1 job in Detroit, Smith continues to get it done for the Panthers, and more in five things we learned in the NHL."

Blues rally past Blackhawks | Blues |
Ken Hitchcock sure was happy...

Recap Blues vs Hawks Game 3: Roar Bacon The Third Act - St. Louis Game Time
Blues fans? They're happy and relieved.

Panthers vs. Islanders 2016 final score: Overtime favors Islanders as Brooklyn gets first taste of playoffs -
And the cameras were able to show 90% of the ice.

WCQF Game 2 Afterwords: Kari Lehtonen and the Law of Gravity - Defending Big D
"Lehtonen came up huge from start to finish for Dallas, and it's hard to overstate just how huge that is."

Lightning notebook: Stralman ruled out for rest of first round | and The Tampa Tribune
That's some big news for the Bolts, who depend on the Swede to play with the other bigger Swede on defense. And their series lead is now 2-1.

Panthers' Luongo 'exhausted' after 3 games in 4 days |
The scheduling? Dumb on the NHL's part. But Gallant knows what he has with Montoya, and if Lu really was exhausted in OT, that's on him to tell the coach.

Not Hockey

Secret Thermal Camera Footage Allegedly Shows Seven Pro Cyclists Using Illegal Motors In Bikes | Fittish
When do pro cyclists not cheat?