Tuesday's Dump & Chase: Perception

For the first time in franchise history, the Predators will be staring down the barrel of a game seven. They'll do so on the road. And regardless of the outcome, we can take pride in this: Nashville's better days are ahead. For the first time in franchise history, the team is set up to be go

Nashville Predators & Anaheim Ducks News & Notes

Predators force franchise's 1st Game 7 by beating Ducks - Sportsnet.ca
Who had the Preds going to a game seven, and Ducks have yet to get a goal from Perry.

Final: Predators top Ducks, 3-1, force Game 7 on Wednesday at Honda Center - The Orange County Register
Quotes from the Ducks locker room, etc.

Columnist Joe Rexrode: Hello, Nashville | Tennessean
The Newsroom of the Future has a new sports columnist. I say we engage with him, and train him early to our style. But kudos to 1100 for bringing in a guy who knows hockey. We still have trouble with the radio stations doing that, so this is a nice surprise.

New Bucks Arena Will Now Include An Ice Rink | Admirals Roundtable
Interesting. Hopefully it'll be a better setup than Barclays or whatever that older arena in Phoenix is called now.

Nashville Travel Guide - Battle of California
OKS brought it. Well done, Mr. Shark.

Other NHL Stuff

Three things we learned in the NHL: Blues slay dragon - Sportsnet.ca
Full credit to the Blues. They had a plan, and they stuck with it through hell and high water.

Twitter reacts to epic Game 7 between Blackhawks, Blues | theScore.com
About what you would expect.

Penguins pose much bigger problem for Capitals - Article - TSN
I love my Bolts, but this might be the Eastern Conference Final.

Lightning open second-round playoff series Wednesday night | TBO.com and The Tampa Tribune
Speaking of, I'll be a wreck Wednesday night.

Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview: Stars vs. Blues - Sportsnet.ca
A legit series preview hours after the game ended? Awesome.

Brayden Schenn will have hearing with NHL for hit on T.J. Oshie – ProHockeyTalk
Good. Glad to see the NHL DOPS following through with this.

The Panthers won’t blame their elimination on referees and neither should you - SBNation.com
"That missed call was awful, but not the reason why they lost." Well said.

NHL -- 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs - Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals | ESPN
Great preview, but let's talk about the header image.

Wishful thinking?

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