Saturday's Dump & Chase: Injuries Pile Up

PK Subban, James Neal, Viktor Arvidsson, and maybe now even Colin Wilson... It doesn't get any easier from here, boys and girls.

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Preds Finish Back-to-Back with Loss to Panthers |
Not a great loss but the Preds have a ton of people out right now. They've got to find a way to battle through these injuries if they want to stay in the playoff race.

Nashville Predators at Florida Panthers, Game recap, Jan. 6, 2017 | Miami Herald
How the other half lives.

Predators Sign Irwin to One-Year Contract | Nashville Predators
It was very well deserved, even if it is only to make the Preds compliant for the expansion draft.

Vladislav Kamenev Recalled by Nashville | Admirals Roundtable
Kamenev didn't create a whole lot but he kept it simple, won most of his battles, and was pretty solid defensively. Not the worst debut I have seen by any means.

Nashville Predators Video |
The Preds and Vaughn surprise Jeff Morgan, a goalie who lost everything in the Gatlinburg fires, with new hockey equipment. A great gesture by all.

Mazanec Keeps Shining; Ads Win 3-1 | Admirals Roundtable
Good for Maz. I wish him nothing but the best.

Nashville Predators Colton Sissons Makes NHL History | FOX Sports
I knew it was unusual, but I didn't realize it was the first time ever.

NHL rookie race: Sizing up the Calder Trophy chase at the midway point of the season
Saros mentioned as a "masked man." It'll be almost impossible for him to win the Calder without being a starter, but dang he has stood on his head.

Around the World of Hockey

Taylor Hall says facing Oilers is 'super strange' |
The guy who was traded fifteen minutes after Taylor Hall would like a word about strange.

From Tie to Max Domi: NHL enforcers dwindle in 1 generation | The Republic
Some old enforcers wax nostalgic about how the game has changed.

Phil Stacey's On Hockey column: It's seemingly a fight to keep fisticuffs in the NHL |
The number of fights per game in the NHL has halved in the past fifteen years.

John Tortorella says Columbus Blue Jackets 'cannot exhale' after 16-game winning streak snapped by Washington Capitals | ESPN
"But even now, the Blue Jackets lead the Rangers and Stanley Cup champion Penguins by only three points and the Capitals by five in the absurdly difficult Metropolitan Division."

Auston Matthews — who’s American — angers Maple Leafs fans with his pro-USA tweet | For The Win
He's such a locker room cancer, they should definitely trade him.

Matthews is red hot and Maple Leafs sure look like a playoff team right now | ProHockeyTalk
They beat the New Jersey Devils and they're in the Atlantic.

Hurting Habs: Gallagher out at least eight weeks -- TSN
Add Brendan Gallagher to the list of Weber victims.

Canucks 'not good enough' despite sixth straight win -
They're in a playoff spot?