Sunday’s Dump & Chase: Back to Back
Remember a couple of years ago when the Red Wings had a back-to-back-to-back? It could always be worse.
Nashville Predators News & Notes
Nashville Predators 4, St. Louis Blues 3 Recap: Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Goal’d | On the Forecheck
An emotionally-satisfying performance from Viktor Arvidsson helped the Preds secure a win.
Other News & Notes
Everyone wins at the 2020 NWHL All-Star Weekend | The Ice Garden
Catch up on last weekend's events, which honestly look a lot more fun than the NHL's All-Star Weekend. Well, the Fastest Skater readout error, not so much, but the events definitely look like they were intended to be enjoyed. Hey, Bettman, you watching?
Avs lose Grubauer to injury, fall to Kings | ProHockeyTalk | NBC Sports
The Avs were tied going into the final minute of the game and lost 3-1, with Samuel Girard the only one able to score on Jonathan Quick. Tyler Toffoli scored a hat trick which is being reported as the first one in an official NHL outdoor game, which sounds weird but sure, okay.
Carolina Hurricanes to host Stadium Series game at Carter-Finley Stadium | Canes Country
I'm thrilled for Canes fans. May they have better luck in their outdoor game than, well, you know.
NHL Rumour Roundup: A trade market that's still being moulded | Sportsnet.ca
Evander Kane rips Player Safety decisions | ProHockeyTalk | NBC Sports
Kane is definitely not wrong that Player Safety is inconsistent and, well, unsafe. I think they were right to suspend him but there are definitely other players who should also be sitting for more time than they are.
Canadiens’ Shea Weber's injury ‘not as bad as everybody thinks’ | Sportsnet.ca
I'm relieved by the confirmation that the initial rumors were blown way out of proportion, and glad it sounds like he's going to be okay.
Amid virus outbreak, concerns about a hockey stick shortage | ProHockeyTalk | NBC Sports
The writer for the Associated Press took care to mention that the NHL players were aware that "maybe not having the exact hockey sticks I want" isn't exactly the top concern right now, but didn't actually get a quote from anyone on that. Anyway, if you did wonder about the specific hockey-stick-related impact of COVID-19, this article has you covered--including why the NHL is the primary group experiencing that impact.
The Takeaway: New No. 1, new Beanpot champion | The Ice Garden
It was an eventful week in the NCAA. I still can't believe Alina Müller is only old enough to be a sophomore--with any luck we'll keep hearing about her for a long time yet.