Sunday's Dump & Chase: Coffee Run

The Preds will face the Hawks in the first round, and we all know what that means: 8:45 PM local puck drops. Prepare yourselves accordingly.

Why the Nashville Predators are a sleeper Stanley Cup pick -
After this season, positivity from the national media makes me twitchy.

Predators face Blackhawks in first round of NHL playoffs | The Tennessean.
Get hype.

For Connor McDavid, freakish athleticism is only the beginning - The Globe and Mail
As someone with very poor spatial recognition or motor control, athletes like McDavid seem superhuman.

Bryan Bickell of Hurricanes to retire from NHL |
Best of luck to this guy going forward.

Maple Leafs win a thriller over Penguins, clinch last playoff spot | ProHockeyTalk
I kinda wanted them to lose, for the lulz. Ah well. Probably better for the rookies' sake that they didn't.

Toronto Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews rookie season one of the best of all time | ESPN
He's had a very good year.

Wild to face Mike Yeo and the St. Louis Blues in the first round -
This will certainly be interesting.

Big Bad Blog " Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson makes NHL debut in loss to Capitals | WEEI
Forsbacka is really fun to say.

A chat with one of DU hockey team's first members |
The 91-year-old started in 1949.