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Nashville Predators News & Notes

There’s no update on Colton Sissons, though we probably expected that.

Nashville Predators 2, Pittsburgh Penguins 5 Recap: Lifeless Preds Can’t Find Consistency | On the Forecheck
The Predators will look to do, uh, not this tonight. On the other hand, Head Coach Peter Laviolette said the team looked ready last night, so I don’t feel great about it.

How Preds Prospect Ethan Haider Performed at the World Junior A Challenge | On the Forecheck
Speaking of goaltending.

Other News & Notes

How to “Watch” the 2020 U18 Worlds | The Ice Garden
TIG breaks down the ongoing U18 tournament (Canada and the USA, as usual in women's hockey, are the two that will be fighting it out for a medal), as well as the poor quality of the available game footage and the struggles to grow the game when the actual games themselves are, well, the phrase they used was "doorbell cam" and that looks about right.

Alex Ovechkin will not play in 2020 NHL All-Star Game | ProHockeyTalk
Alex Ovechkin, Mature and Responsible Adult, is such a weird feeling. The old Ovechkin-at-the-ASG stories are all, well, everything you'd hope for from the ASG.

Canadiens must turn to youth with Armia, Byron out for weeks |
Isn't that, uh, what you want to do if you're rebuilding anyway?

Blackhawks moving on without Seabrook | ProHockeyTalk
It would interest me very much to know whether Seabrook is going to have an objection to the Hawks' announcement of his injury and the unknown timeline.

After dispiriting loss to Flames, Oilers look like they no longer believe |
I don’t know how to fix the Oilers. It’s not just their roster, though that’s definitely a factor; at a certain point you have to convince them that they can win games.

Bruins Krug on IR, other NHL injuries | ProHockeyTalk
The Blue Jackets are also not having a great year, injury-wise.

Making the case that Riikka Sallinen is the GOAT | The Ice Garden
It's such a shame that we don't hear more about European players, because wow.

Maple Leafs win thanks to Devils own goal in overtime. | ProHockeyTalk
Oh noooooo,

Maple Leafs' Ilya Mikheyev suffers wrist injury vs. Devils |
Really frightening stuff. I hope he's okay.