Monday’s Dump & Chase: A Chase for the Central

Through five games, it’s clear that the race for the Central division is, again, going to be a tight one. Start to finish.

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Predators mailbag: Will Samuel Girard stick in Nashville, NHL?
What will the Predators do with Samuel Girand in terms of his entry-level contract and why can't they win in overtime? Answers to the pressing questions everyone is thinking!

Out of obscurity, Predators learning to live in NHL spotlight | Sporting News
This is a very interesting read explaining how now that the Predators have made a Stanley Cup Final and won over the league's attention with their incredible fan support, it will be a much different feel for the team going forward.

News & Notes from Around the Hockey World

Subban records first career NHL win — against his old team, the Bruins
There is another Subban to pay attention to in the NHL now.

Penn State goaltender robs opponent with incredible stick save (Video) – ProHockeyTalk
Um... wow! This save closely resembles the incredible stop Pekka Rinne made against the Flyers. This one might be better than that.

Four things we learned in the NHL: Coyotes coach apologizes to fans -
When your head coach is apologizing to the fans after just five games because of how bad the team played, you know it's going to be a long season for the Coyotes. A very long season.

Plea to NHL: You can nix the All-Star Game, just keep skills competition – ProHockeyTalk
I'm totally on board with this idea. Anyone else with me?

Canadiens-Maple Leafs rivalry has new faces, same intensity

One of the best rivalries in the National Hockey League hasn't lost it's juice despite new players coming in for both teams.

Have a great Monday everyone!