Monday’s Dump & Chase: Start Pekka Tonight You Fools

Locked into the 4th playoff seed, the Predators play the final regular season game of Pekka Rinne’s contract tonight.

Nashville Predators News

Anything is possible for Nashville Predators in NHL playoffs. They’ve proven that | The Tennessean

While true that anything can happen, having reasonable expectations is also a positive thing to do.

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CBJ, John Tortorella mutually agree to part ways -

They need to hire a college hockey coach. With one of the youngest teams in the league, the Jackets need a guy who “gets” kids.

Arizona Coyotes and Head Coach Rick Tocchet Agree to Part Ways -

Now if the Yotes hire John Tortorella, how many games will it be until Phil Kessel leaves? Will he get benched and “feel like [he] should be doing something right now?” Never forget that GOAT tweet during the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.

Lightning Round: Victor Hedman’s injury reportedly will require surgery in the offseason - Raw Charge

Yesterday the Tampa Bay Lightning lost to the Florida Panthers in a first round preview. The Lightning played without several key players on their blueline, including Victor Hedman. The team didn’t share additional information on his injury and currently he’s listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin becoming investor in NWSL’s Washington Spirit -

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is becoming an investor in the National Women’s Soccer League’s Washington Spirit.

Amid offensive woes, Jets limp toward playoffs facing identity crisis -

It can be dangerous drawing concrete conclusions about a team with the Stanley Cup Playoffs just around the corner. But as it stands right now, the Jets look like a team in the midst of an identity crisis.