Sunday's Dump & Chase: Donuts

Well that was unexpected. Who wants breakfast?

Nashville Predators

Rexrode: Blackhawks are coming, and Predators' Ryan Ellis is waiting | The Tennessean
His beard is also waiting.

How the Predators beat the Blackhawks 5-0 | The Tennessean
The folks over at The Tennessean liveblogged the beatdown.

Carrie Underwood gets Predators-themed nails |
So I'd already seen a article about this, but apparently the NHL website is getting into the tabloid business as well.

Predators blank Blackhawks again, take 2-0 lead | The Tennessean
Shea Weber manages to lead the team even when he's not even on it anymore.

Around Hockey

NHL playoff scores 2017: Hockey comes unhinged as tensions flare and brawls erupt -
And this was written before Ryan Hartman tried to decapitate Craig Smith.

Blackhawks weigh which of three Cup teams was best |
I'll pick the one where they didn't need Nashville to teach them how to hockey during the first round.

Canadiens' Paul Byron adapting quickly to post-season hockey -
Paul Byron is pretty good at hockey.

Defensemen make difference for Senators in tying series with Bruins | ProHockeyTalk
Sure Karlsson was doing Karlsson things, but Phaneuf got the game winner in overtime.

Connor McDavid's path toward greatness is just beginning | USA Today
This is something we should get used to reading. At least he doesn't stick shot people.

Matt Calvert of Columbus Blue Jackets suspended 1 game for cross-check on Pittsburgh Penguins' Tom Kuhnhackl
Good. Too bad it took a near riot by the internet to get the NHL to take a second look.

Leafs head home with thrilling double OT win -CBC
The best team in hockey has led for a surprisingly short amount of time over two games.