Sunday's Dump & Chase: Adversity

It's been the word of the series, since I'm not going to count the numerous four letter ones used in reference to Ribeiro the past few games. Some tiny little thing doesn't go the Predators' way, and they don't have the composure or the will to battle through. Will they finally f

Nashville News & Notes

Ducks Take Series Lead as Preds Fall in Game Five | Nashville Predators
A fluky bounce and a soft goal were all that the Ducks needed to get the Predators to unravel. Again.

Ducks put Predators on brink of elimination | The Tennessean
Can the Preds put it together to force a game seven?

Grand Theft Griffins Steal Both Home Games; Ads lose 2-1 | Admirals Roundtable
Goaltender interference is not reviewable in the AHL, and while the review probably shouldn't be adopted, it cost the Admirals a goal and potentially a chance to take game two.

Around Hockey

Early Exits Loom for A-List Goalies | NYTimes
Just like money, having good goaltending isn't everything, but not having it is.

D-I in the Desert | The Players' Tribune
If only we got free stuff when Vanderbilt hangs 10 on UT...

Horrendous second period dooms Rangers in Game 5 as Penguins advance | SBNation
The Rangers cam out flying to a early lead, then forgot how to play defense.

IOC unwilling to pay operating costs to bring NHL players to Olympics, IIHF boss says |
Paying for the NHL to attend doesn't sound like much, until you realize the IOC runs both summer and winter sports, and soccer is a much bigger ticket item.

April 22 is Boston Pride Hockey Day | Stanley Cup of Chowder
The Boston Pride: more recently successful than the Patriots.

Heads up: Concussion awareness growing in hockey |
How we deal with concussions and head trauma is evolving rapidly.

U.S. Falls to Finland, 4-2 in U18 Worlds Semifinal | USA Hockey
The US will face Canada in the bronze medal game.

Vladimir Tarasenko should get more ice time for the Blues |
It didn't get better in game six.

Rapid Reaction: Chicago Blackhawks 6, St. Louis Blues 3 | ESPN
Which narrative will prevail if the Hawks manage to complete the game seven comeback?

LOOK: Flyers to give away 'Stay classy, Philly' shirts for Game 6 | CBSSports
I'm not sure giving away a funny t-shirt is really incentive to stop doing unclassy things.