Saturday's Dump & Chase: Company

The holidays bring all sorts of visitors into our homes and arenas. Some of them are great, including family you can take to their first hockey game. Other are obnoxious and won't sit down during play. Come on, only one trip to the concession stand per period.

Around Hockey

A cure for Ryan Johansen's offensive struggles? Shoot! -
I would like to point out this was published several hours after his two goal performance.

After 10-plus NHL seasons, Anchorage's Matt Carle calls it a career - Alaska Dispatch News
All the best in his next endeavors.

Is this the last season for Iginla, Doan and Miller? -- TSN
It probably should be.

Getzlaf, Perry take the blame for Ducks’ scoring woes | NBC Sports
Getzlaf isn't going to have a 2.9 shooting percentage the whole season, but the team might not go on the same kind of run as they did last year to vault them to the top of the division.

Black Friday shopping: Perfect gift for five NHL teams | USA Today
Evander Kane is not the answer for the Islanders troubles.

Alex Galchenyuk of the Montreal Canadiens, Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers top our weekly rankings of the best under-24 players | ESPN
I am not in favor of Colton Parayko stealing the Predators' young defensive thunder.

China Wants to Be the Next Hockey Heavyweight | VICE Sports
It doesn't matter how much money and manpower the Chinese can throw at a program, they'd be lucky to get into the top division of international hockey, much less make some noise.

Central Intelligence: Predators Rolling in November |
Only one Central team has a home record below .500 so far this season. (#ShameSpiral)

Jets coach says Laine mini-slump is no cause for concern | Winnipeg Sun
The line for the Laine for Calder campaign starts here.

Coyle's pair of goals in 1st spark Wild in 6-2 win over Pens |
Wait…the Wild scored six goals?

Penguins unveil Stadium Series jersey|
I thought Edmonton was the City of Champions.