Saturday's Dump & Chase: Reign It Back In

The Predators had a rough outing against the Dallas Stars, playing very poorly in front of Pekka Rinne. They need to reign it in tonight against a poor Phoenix Coyotes team and come out with what should be a victory.

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Predators' road struggles cause for concern | The Tennessean
The Predators may be dominant at home, but they need to be better on the road if they want to make the playoffs.

No. 5 Terriers Fall at No. 12 Vermont, 4-2 |
Boston University dropped the game last night but Patrick Harper continued his fantastic freshman season with a powerplay goal to knot the game at two apiece.

Around the World of Hockey

Despite Challenges, U.S. Sled Team Continues to Dominate | USA Hockey
The program has very little time together leading up to the tournaments.

West Coast Bias: Connor McDavid finds his voice -
He has an actual personality! Eichel must have been giving him tips.

Staal lifts Wild over Oilers in shootout -- TSN
That move was filthy.

Blue Jackets win 5th straight, 4- 1 over Red Wings | CBS Sports
The Blue Jackets are good?

Raanta rewards Rangers for starts over Lundqvist by blanking Blackhawks | NBC Sports
I don't understand why the Blackhawks traded Raanta simply due to his record at the United Center.

Wayne Gretzky understands outburst by Connor McDavid |
Brandon Manning said he intentionally tried to injure McDavid and he was pissed. I know people are going to try to play him physical but all too often there is a line that is crossed. The news should be about that and not what McDavid said during the interview.

NHL Stock Watch: Justin Schultz rising, Oliver Ekman-Larsson falling |
For all of you fantasy hockey players out there...

Do The Capitals Have The NHL Right Where They Want Them? | FanRag Sports
I think the Capitals will do really well during the regular season and then fold in the playoffs, just like Head Coach Barry Trotz (God bless him) always does.

Former players in lawsuit point to NHL executive critical of ‘dumbass doctors’ | NHL
This issue keeps popping up for the NHL. At some point something will have to be done to appease both sides.

Canada leaning toward older players for World Juniors |
I'm so excited for the World Juniors it's not even funny. Dante Fabbro and Samuel Girard could both be featured on Team Canada's Roster.

Conor Sheary a Testament to Today's NHL | The Hockey Writers
The Predators have done a fantastic job of identifying this new trend. Viktor Arvidsson, Kevin Fiala, Patrick Harper, and Rem Pitlick all fit the mold of this new prominent forward in the NHL.

Colorado Avalanche veteran Jarome Iginla talks about playing 1,500 games, his next move and the game's best player | ESPN
Jerome Iginla has always dominated the Predators but I can't help but appreciate what he does on the ice. Complete stud.