Monday's Dump & Chase: Win a Hockey Game

That's all we're asking, hockey team. Win a game that you aren't expected to win. Win a game to show some resolve. Win a game so you can win another game.

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Game Six: Ducks vs. Preds - Nashville Predators - Features
Tonight looms large. Your assistance will be needed.

Why the Predators will rebound ... and why they won't | Tennessean
Realistic. And that power play has to do something.

Game 6 has also become mental hurdle for Ducks - The Orange County Register
Let's not forget that the Ducks have been in this situation too. And it didn't go well for them either time.

Other NHL News & Notes

Alex Ovechkin sounds pretty excited to face the Penguins – ProHockeyTalk
Revenge, my brother.

Statistically Speaking: Capitals, Stars, Isles advance - Article - TSN
How about John Carlson and the series he had for the Caps? 6 points from that guy.

Who has the edge? A close look at the history of Crosby vs. Ovechkin -
We're still having this discussion?

Pending NHL free agents rise, fall during playoffs | USAToday
So should we prepare for a Troy Brouwer press conference in Nashville?

Wild come within inch of game-tying goal in final minute |
Haven't seen a Crying Jordan replacing the puck yet. Get on that.

The Wild showed why scoring on your own net is not an ideal strategy when facing elimination -

Blues coach Ken Hitchcock loves passion from Vladimir Tarasenko, even while arguing | ESPN
If the hill Hitchcock's career dies on is "not playing Tarasenko", then he should be questioned. A lot.

Hockey gods side with Tavares in Islanders' long-awaited win -
I'm still a bit bitter at the goal that tied it.

Kings' Vincent Lecavalier to retire after 17-year NHL career |
Dean Lombardi rejoices.

Potential free agent Milan Lucic wants to ‘remain a King’ – ProHockeyTalk
Playing for a consistent contender and living in Manhattan Beach? Sign me up.

Not Hockey

Gannett offers $815 million to buy Tribune Publishing | USAToday
"The offer price is about 5.6 times Tribune’s estimated 2016 earnings before interest, taxes and other items (EBITDA). Gannett estimates about $50 million a year in "synergies" savings."

Idiot On The Field Attacks Referee At End Of 4-0 Loss | Deadspin
As satisfying as this sounds... please don't do this. Also, RVP and Nani now play in the Turkish league. Who knew?