Saturday's Dump & Chase: All the Marbles

Okay, maybe not all the marbles, but playoff seeding is still up in the air. With a victory tonight and some fortuitous losses from Calgary and St Louis, the Preds could find themselves facing anyone else but Chicago.

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The Preds Wild Card: Miikka Salomaki | Nashville Predators
I think if Salomaki is healthy and up to game speed, he's an easy decision to slot back into the fourth line.

Southern Phrases Bloopers: Part 2 |
These guys have to walk around confused all the time.

Remember the love? - Winnipeg Free Press
Well then.

Will Butcher of Denver wins Hobey Baker Award as top player in college hockey | ESPN
Maybe Denver can grab another piece of hardware this evening in Chicago.

Joe Louis Arena: Saying good-bye to the heart of Hockeytown | USA Today
Everyone's having their tearful goodbyes and I'm just "bye Felicia" at a building that desperately needed replacing a decade ago.

Report: Okposo discharged from hospital | ProHockeyTalk
This is very good news.

Ducks forward Ritchie suspended for two games - TSN
It turns out the NHL doesn't like sucker punches after all.

Resilient Lightning continue to do their part to stay alive in playoff race -
They'll need to win out and get some help from the Metro teams, but it would be something if they manage to sneak in ahead of Toronto.

Team USA captures Worlds gold with overtime thriller - The Ice Garden
You want narrative? This game had narrative.

Lightning stay alive in wild-card race |
You can find me rooting for the Lightning and Islanders to somehow bump the Maple Leafs from the playoffs. Not necessarily because I hate the Leafs, but because I want to see the fallout.

Erik Karlsson OK to start playoffs with Senators
All of a sudden, that Norris race is tight again. Burns should still win it though.