Saturday's Dump & Chase: Formatted for the Fans

Let me tell you how much of a fan I am of a 3-on-3 All-Star game/mini-tournament. It would be the icing on the cake of what is usually a pretty lame game. The Skills Competition and draft are usually successful and there isn't a lack of scoring in the All-Star game itself. But the competition wi

Nashville Predators News

Honoring Predators with 'CMA trip' awards | The Tennessean
Who are your award winners?

Preds Happy to Return Home, Look Ahead to Hosting Blues | Nashville Predators
"I’ve already gotten text messages from a bunch of them saying they’re looking forward to it and we’ll say hi, but I’ll try and run them through the boards and play them tough," Jackman quipped.

How family helped Phil Housley into the Hockey Hall of Fame | Puck Daddy
"The way we went about life with Karin and me I thought we planned it out pretty good," Phil said. "It worked out real well the way we did it."

Around the NHL and Wide World of Hockey

What happens with the Minnesota Wild? | Puck Daddy
Another good team in a great division.

How can the Minnesota Wild overcome Zach Parise's injury? | Hockey Wilderness
The Wild are currently 8th in the league in Goals For but Parise is a big offensive catalyst.

Blues Sign Martin Havlat To One Year Deal | St. Louis Game Time

There will be no expansion vote in December | ProHockeyTalk
Can't help but think the Coyotes will land Austin Matthews and then move. Matthews could be the NHL's Kevin Durant.

Canadiens unveil their 2016 Winter Classic jerseys | Eyes On The Prize
I don't know how I feel about these yet.

Wait, what?: Islanders loan Ryan Strome to Bridgeport. Yes. | Lighthouse Hockey
Nope. Not a joke.

Is the NHL Worth the Price of Admission? | The Hockey Writers
Lack of entertainment value? I don't know if I agree with that. But it's an interesting point raised. Is the NHL's current product worth your dollar?

Nicholls says head of NHL Alumni Association ‘screwing over’ former players | TSN
Interesting wrinkle in the NHL's concussion lawsuit.