Sunday's Dump & Chase: Canada Wins Stupid Exhibition Tournament

I haven't really been paying attention, but apparently Canada took first place in something or other today. Congratulations, I guess. Now we can return to the important games. Only 4 more days until the Preds are back on the ice…who's excited?

Nashville Predators News

Nashville Predators hope time off helped players | The Tennessean

Somehow, I don't think a lack of rest has been the problem this year.

Rinne progressing well, Trotz still cautious -

Because he's "progressed well" several times already this season.

Hard Times Continue; Ads lose 4-1 | Admirals Roundtable

Hugs for you, Milwaukee.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Dan Bylsma deserves blame for USA Hockey’s Olympic embarrassment | Puck Daddy

This is a bit shocking, because I was under the impression the coach is never to blame. Still, we have to start somewhere.

Team USA lets down country with embarrassing bronze medal game | Post-to-Post


NHL Trade Deadline Playbook: Western Conference-TSN

People keep talking about this Forsberg guy, but I don't think he exists. I mean, has anyone actually seen him?

Sharks’ Torres ready to return following torn ACL | ProHockeyTalk

He's medically cleared to go blow out someone else's ACL as soon as the season resumes.

Three ideas to keep women's hockey relevant until 2018 | Puck Drunk Love

All great ideas.

Gretzky thinks NHL players should play in Olympics | FOX Sports

I thought I was against it, but now I don't know what to think.

Seattle NHL Expansion Announcement Could Happen 'Within Weeks'-The Hockey Writers


NHL Draft Rankings: Top 10 QMJHL prospects -

Only three of these guys are "Preds Eligible", with the possible addition of #8, who's been labeled "tough to play against".

Phil Kessel Is Not A Smelling Salts Aficionado-Deadspin

Few are.

A-to-Z of Why Canada Sucks - SportsPickle

Excellent job here. Very thorough.

Sochi Bear Mascot Taunts U.S. Hockey Team During Olympic Loss to Finland -

Careful buddy. That suit looks flammable.